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In Mexico, only one out of ten people with COVID-19 symptoms are tested. The Federal Statistics only include the public hospital system, coronavirus cases detected in private hospitals and laboratories are not reported by the Federal Government. The government acknowledges that the pandemic is more wide-spread than reported due to a lack of testing available in the country. Mexico remains one of the lowest testing countries in the world. A lack of confirmed cases should not allow tourists or residents to let down their guard. Please wear a mask and social distance.

Coronavirus in Mexico News Updates

For the third time in less than a week, Jalisco broke its own record of confirmed COVID-19 cases. This Monday it reported 1,847 new infections, the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic last March, according to figures released by the Jalisco Health Secretariat. Just on Saturday, it had registered its last maximum, with...
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday the government aimed to compensate for a reduction in deliveries of COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer Inc with those from other providers. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it was in advanced talks with Pfizer about including its vaccine in the agency’s portfolio of...
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The hospitals, funeral homes, and crematorium services of Jalisco are overwhelmed by the wave of infections and deaths in the last four weeks, which contrasts with the successful containment that the State had had in 2020. Since the beginning of 2021, Jalisco residents have seen the daily records of new infections, hospitalizations, and deaths due...
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As of January 18, the risk level of the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico returns to the maximum level of risk in 10 entities, including Jalisco. “If the epidemic is growing, the number of states that increase their risk will also grow,” said Dr. Ricardo Cortés, undersecretary for health promotion of the federal government, announcing the...
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The Jalisco State Health Board announced the new State measures in the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus contagion crisis that will run from Saturday, January 16 to Sunday, January 31. The governor of Jalisco announced the measures: first, there is no return for face-to-face classes, until further notice; face-to-face work activities that can be performed...
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This Friday the health and economic reactivation boards will meet in Jalisco and the steps to be followed in the entity will be announced regarding Covid-19 infections. NEW RESTRICTIONS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED – READ STORY HERE This, in the midst of a new record, reached on January 13 with 1,700 new cases to reach 160,831...
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The long awaited day is coming. Municipal authorities of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco and Bahía de Banderas, Nayarit are preparing for the application of the vaccine against COVID-19 in health personnel who have been treating the coronavirus pandemic for almost a year. In the case of Puerto Vallarta, members of the municipal government met with personnel...
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Mexican health authorities will quickly make a decision on whether to authorize Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine after getting access to data on it, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Tuesday. Lopez-Gatell said President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had instructed authorities to “proceed speedily” with the process. “The file has been under review since...
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In the first week of the new year, more than 50 flights that passed through the Calgary airport have been confirmed to have carried passengers with COVID-19, four of which were flights from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The federal government is reporting that Calgary’s airport received 35 international flights with cases of the virus between Jan....
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Gloria Molina Gamboa, Secretary of Health of the State of Tamaulipas, confirmed a case of the new strain of the coronavirus in the entity. According to an official statement, the strain known as B117, arrived in Mexico through an international tourist who arrived in the country on December 29. The virus was found in a...
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Mexico has posted another daily record for newly confirmed coronavirus cases, with 16,105 new infections reported Saturday, and a near-record of 1,135 deaths related to COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour period. The country has now topped 1.5 million total infections and over 133,000 deaths so far in the pandemic. Given Mexico’s extremely low level of...
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The spokesman for Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday, the same day the country detected a case of a COVID-19 variant that is spreading in the United Kingdom. Spokesman Jesús Ramírez Cuevas wrote on his Twitter account, “I am in good health and I will be working...
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This Friday, the highest number of deaths from COVID-19 was reported in Jalisco, with 120 new deaths, bringing the virus victims to 6,425 since the pandemic was recorded in the State, on March 23, 2020, the Secretariat of Jalisco Health reported. In addition, the number of new infections broke the record that was reported on...
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Mexico has reported a new high for a daily increase in coronavirus cases, with 13,345 newly confirmed infections reported Wednesday for the previous 24 hours. Officials also reported a near-record of 1,165 deaths related to COVID-19. The country has now seen about 1.48 million infections and almost 130,000 deaths so far in the pandemic. A...
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A Mexican doctor who had a serious allergic reaction after receiving Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s vaccine against COVID-19 remains hospitalized and has not fully recovered muscle strength, health authorities said on Wednesday. The 32-year-old internist, who got the vaccine on Dec. 30, had several seizures in the following days and is being treated in a...
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