COVID-19: Mexico registers 216 new deaths

The Ministry of Health registered 216 new deaths from COVID-19 this Friday to add a total of 292,145 confirmed deaths, in addition to another 3,837 cases to reach 3,858,831 detected infections.

According to the Johns Hopkinson University count, with these figures, Mexico remains the fourth country with the most deaths from COVID-19, behind the United States, Brazil and India, and the fifteenth in number of confirmed infections.

The health authorities recognize that, based on the death certificates, the pandemic would be around 440,000 deaths in the country and estimate that Mexico actually accumulates 4,080,593 infections.

Of this figure, 20,756 are active cases, which have presented symptoms during the last 14 days and account for 0.6% of the total. In addition, 3,219,816 people have recovered since the start of the pandemic.

The average occupancy of general beds in Mexican hospitals is 17% and 14% for intensive care beds. Regarding deaths, Mexico City, the focus of the pandemic, accumulates about 18% of all deaths nationwide.



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