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Mexico adds 650 new deaths and nearly 5,000 more coronavirus infections

Mexico’s Ministry of Health this Tuesday confirmed 650 new coronavirus deaths, which have seen 61,450 deaths since the pandemic began six months ago, and 4,916 new infections, bringing the total number of confirmed patients to 568,621.

The Mexican government’s director-general of epidemiology, Luis Alomía, has found that nearly half of the nearly 1.28 million laboratory tests for the detection of COVID-19 were negative, an overall rate of 43 percent positive.

Alomía has elaborated that there are 1,320 health workers among the people who have died so far, 70 percent of whom are men.

Mexico adds 650 new deaths and nearly 5,000 more coronavirus infections
Mexico adds 650 new deaths and nearly 5,000 more coronavirus infections

Authorities have also encrypted 80,878 “suspicious” cases and 37,965 assets, mostly distributed in Mexico City (3,885). and in the states of Nuevo León 2,094; Guanajuato, 1,773; Coahuila, 1,707; and in the state of Mexico; with 1,524.

On the flip side, 393,101 people have recovered from the disease while hospital bed occupancy has declined in recent weeks, with availability of 63 percent in general-care beds and 68 percent in critical care beds.

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