Mexico reached 46,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday, adding over 7,000 new infections over the past 24 hours, according to the latest data from the country’s health authorities.
According to Mexico’s Epidemiology Director, José Luis Alomía, Mexico recorded 7,730 new cases and 639 additional deaths this Thursday. The balance is now 416,179 infected and 46,000 deaths.
In the meantime, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard has announced that Mexico will enter the third phase of the development protocol for a vaccine against COVID-19 from the pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Pasteur.
“Sanofi-Pasteur announces Mexico’s inclusion in phase 3 of the protocol for the COVID-19 vaccine they are developing,” Ebrard said through his Twitter account, where he thanked France for the “support” to do so and has described the participation of the North American country as “good news”.