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Coronavirus in Mexico: 4,472 new infections and 576 deaths were registered

An employee holds up a sign that says "High" to organize people walking in the center of Mexico City as part of measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 disease.  November 13, 2020. REUTERS / Edgard Garrido An employee holds up a sign that reads “Stop” to organize people walking in downtown Mexico City as part of measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 disease. November 13, 2020. REUTERS / Edgard Garrido

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported that, until this Thursday November 19th, They have registered 1,019,543 cases of accumulated infections of coronavirus (COVID-19). Furthermore, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered 100,104 deaths.

The above represents that there was an increase in 4,472 infected in the last 24 hours, as well as 576 deaths.

Likewise, in the country there are 74,134 suspected cases (with the possibility of a result), 1,244,739 negatives and a total of 2,649,000 people studied from the first case, which means that the Positivity rate remains at 42 percent.

The doctor. Jose Luis Alomy, Director General of Epidemiology, reported from the National Palace that as of today there are registered 18,947 active cases of the illness; that is, patients who began with coronavirus symptoms in the last 14 days (November 6 to 19).

(Photo: Twitter / HLGatell) (Photo: Twitter / HLGatell)

The entities with the highest number of active cases of SARS-CoV-2 are Cifrom Mexico, Nuevo León, Guanajuato and Durango, that as a whole concentrate the 41% of cases in the country.

Refering to hospital occupancy and availability nationwide, it was reported that the IRAG Network reported that there are 28,418 general beds, of which 10,559 (37%) are already occupied and 17,859 (63%) available. In this area, Durango the entity with the highest percentage of beds that are being used, with 77%.

While of the 10,410 beds with fans, 3,048 (29%) are busy and 7,362 (71%) available. Here Aguascalientes remains the state with the highest occupancy rate, with 60%.

More information in development.