Mexico City continues to be in orange traffic light and records the largest drop in hospital admissions in three months.
Until this Friday, August 27, in the Metropolitan Area of the Valley of Mexico there are 4,296 people hospitalized, a reduction of 562 fewer people hospitalized, the largest drop in three months.
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While in Mexico City, to date, there are 2,854 people hospitalized, 343 fewer than last week.
“It is also the week of greatest reduction in at least three months,” said Eduardo Clark, director of digital governance at the Digital Agency for Public Innovation (ADIP).
He indicated that the peak of infections during the third wave of the pandemic occurred in the first days of August, 15 days later came the peak of hospital admissions and now there is a decrease in active cases and hospitalizations, he said.
In a videoconference, The Secretary of Health, Oliva López Arellano, reported that in the hospitals of the CDMX 70% of those admitted for COVID are not vaccinated. Of the 30% who are immunized, 85% have only one dose.
Likewise, López Arellano explained that the lambda variant of COVID has already been detected in the capital, although the delta continues as the predominant one with more than 90% of the cases.
The lambda variant was detected this month in Mexico, in the state of Colima. This variant was first found in August 2020 in Peru,
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