Mexico is already the fourth country in the world to exceed 100,000 deaths from COVID-19; it is followed by the United Kingdom, which barely registers half of the deaths
This Thursday Mexico became the fourth country in the world that exceeds 100,000 deaths per COVID-19, amid the regrowth of various stages of the disease.
According to figures from John Hopkins University, United States It is the country with the highest number of deaths from coronavirus, with 252 thousand 419 deaths; follow him Brazil, with 168 thousand 61, and the India, with 131 thousand 578.
Outside of the aforementioned countries, none have exceeded the barrier of 100,000 deaths from the virus SARS-CoV-2.
The fifth country with the most deaths from the pandemic is the United Kingdom, with 53 thousand 870 deaths, and barely presents half the cases of Mexico.
The Health Secretary announced this Thursday that there are one million 19 thousand 543 accumulated confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mexico, while there are 100,104 deaths from the disease.
With this figure, Mexico exceeded the so-called “catastrophic scenario” by 40 thousand deaths.
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, acknowledged that the figure is “unusual, no previous antecedent“.
Mexican society had no prior antecedent of an acute infectious disease that could cause such a rapid spread and affect the lives of so many people, ”he said.
With information from López-Dóriga Digital