The National System for the Comprehensive Protection of Girls, Boys and Adolescents (Sipinna) announced that there were 34 deaths of minors associated with Covid-19 between January 1 and 23. In total, from April 12, 2020 and until the 23rd, 1,055 deaths have been registered.
In the report of last January 16, Sipinna recorded a total of eight deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that is, in seven days 26 more cases were registered, according to the report of “final classification that includes confirmed cases by laboratory; as well as those confirmed by clinical association and by the Judging Committee”.
The entities that registered the increases in the number of deceased minors were the Edomex (4) that went from 141 to 145, two deaths were added to the range of zero to five years and a couple more in the 12 to 17 years.
CDMX (3) is in second place, going from 72 to 75 deaths; One case of a minor between zero and five years old and two between 12 and 17 years old were added.
Another entity that registered an increase, of three deaths of minors from Covid, was Baja California: two in the range of zero to five years and one more from 12 to 17 years.
The states that concentrate the largest number of minors who died from Covid-19, from 2020 to January 23, are Edomex (145); Puebla (84); Mexico City (75); Nuevo Leon (60) and Oaxaca (54).
In infections, the report detailed that until January 16 there was a total of 260,063 cases, while by the 23rd 279,130 were registered, that is to say that in seven days 19,067 children and adolescents in our country were infected with Covid-19 .
The capital of the country has, in that period, a total of 103,456 infections, which positions it as the entity with the highest number of cases. It is followed by the State of Mexico with 24,475 and Guanajuato with 15,682.
By age groups, the accumulated infections of SARS-CoV-2 from April 12, 2020 to January 23, 2022, 15.7% corresponded to the population from zero to five years old, that is, 43,841.
In the population from six to 11 years old, there is a record of 74,847 infections (26.8%) and in the range of 12 to 17 a total of 160,442 (57.5%), the segment of infants with the highest number of cases.
According to sex, male children and adolescents have presented 50.2% of the total confirmed cases of Covid-19.