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COVID-19 : Mexico adds 100,000 more cases of COVID-19, with a day that once again exceeds 10,000 daily infections

In Mexico, to date, one million 100 thousand 683 total cases and 105 thousand 459 deaths from COVID-19 have been confirmed

The Health Secretary reported that in Mexico until today they were confirmed one million 100 thousand 683 total cases Y 105,459 deaths totals by COVID-19.

In the last 24 hours, 10 thousand 8 positive cases and 586 deaths were registered by the new coronavirus.

This is the fourth time in the week that Mexico reports more than 10 thousand new cases per day, the highest figures since October 5, when the Ministry of Health accounted for 28,115 new infections, although at the time it attributed it to a new methodology that included lagged infections

With these data, Mexico closes the epidemiological week with a 2 percent increase in the number of estimated cases, said Ricardo Cortés, director of Health Promotion of the Ministry of Health.

In contrast, it reported a 3 percent weekly decline in reported deaths, representing the third consecutive week down.

At the national level the occupation of general hospital beds is 38 percent, while those of beds with fan it is 32 percent.

Mexico City is growing in its hospital occupancy, like some other states ”, warned Cortés, who pointed out that hospitalization levels are already similar to those of August.

COVID-19 became the second cause of death in Mexico putting diabetes aside.

Mexico is the eleventh country with the most accumulated cases and the fourth with the most absolute deaths from the new coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Likewise, Mexico has almost 820 deaths from COVID-19 per million inhabitants, which places it as the eighth country with the most deaths in proportion to its population.

With information from López-Dóriga Digital