By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 30, Jan 2021, 16:13 pm IST | UPDATED: 03, Feb 2021, 21:07 pm IST
Mexico now has the world’s third highest recorded deaths, surpassing India. Due to this surge, Mexico is trying to stock vaccines, Lopez Obardor said that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Mexico would “very probably” resume on Feb. 10 according to Reuters. Mexico was expecting about 1.5 million doses from Pfizer, he noted.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced on Sunday he had tested positive for the coronavirus but it was revealed on Thursday that his health was improving.
Mexico would also receive 870,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine and six million doses of the CanSino Biologics vaccine. This is in addition to the 1.8 million vaccine doses that would arrive next month through the global COVAX facility. Through COVAX the country has secure vaccines enough for 20 percent of its population.
According to Reuters, on Thursday, Mexico’s health ministry reported 18,670 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 1,506 additional fatalities, bringing the total number of cases to 1,825,519 and deaths to 155,145.
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