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Coronavirus deaths in Yucatán include a 14-year-old boy

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While coronavirus deaths in Yucatán have recently declined, victims are at times very young.

An adolescent from Umán, with a weakened immune system, was among 10 fatalities Wednesday, Yucatán doctors said in their daily report on the coronavirus battle.

His death follows Tuesday’s report of the COVID-related death of a 20-year-old Mérida woman with no comorbidities.

Yucatán begins Pfizer vaccinations for adolescents with health concerns on Monday.

The state has established three vaccination centers: the ISSSTE general hospital in Susulá; the social security center located next to the IMSS T-1 regional hospital; as well as the Corea-México Hospital de Amistad in Mérida’s San José Tecoh neighborhood.

New cases Wednesday totaled 149, including 107 in Mérida.

Active cases include 1,322 stable patients who isolated at home with mild symptoms, about 200 fewer than a week ago. In public hospitals, 136 patients in more serious condition remain admitted and in total isolation, 13 fewer than a week ago.

Since the pandemic began, 6,225 deaths have been attributed to coronavirus in Yucatán. The real number is widely assumed to be many times higher.

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