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Undersecretary reports 79 percent of Mexico adults vaccinated

Mexico City, Mexico — The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, says that 79 percent of those 18 years and over have been vaccinated. He says the remaining percentage corresponds to people who decided not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

More than 117 million vaccines have been applied in Mexico. López-Gatell clarified that of those, 77 percent have a complete 2-dose scheme and 23 percent have a single dose.

He added that around the country, more than half a million vaccines were administered on a daily basis until the end of the federal program. “We continued with good progress. We achieved the goal of vaccinating all adults,” he said adding that on October 29, the vaccination program for adults finished.

In Quintana Roo, Governor Carlos Joaquin reported 954,162 residents have the complete vaccination scheme, which is approximately 81 percent of the population. He added that Quintana Roo has received 2,124,225 vaccines of which 97 percent of have been applied. He says there is still around 61,500 to be administered.

The Ministry of Health reports the epidemiological light for the next two weeks puts most of the states in green. From November 1 to November 14, 29 states will be green , while two will continue in yellow, only one in orange. There are no states with a red epidemiological light.