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Mexico adds the record number of nearly 3,000 new cases of coronavirus to almost 60,000

May 22, 2020

Hugo López-Gatell, Under Secretary of State for Prevention and Health Promotion in Mexico, reported this Thursday that nearly 3,000 new cases of coronavirus have been registered in the Latin American country in the past 24 hours, a new record. The global record is already close to 60,000 positive.

In particular, 2,973 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed, for which there are already 59,567 coronavirus cases in Mexico. In addition, deaths have risen to 6,510. This makes Mexico the tenth country in the world with the most deaths due to this cause after the USA, Great Britain, Italy, France, Spain, Brazil, Belgium, Germany and Iran.

López-Gatell also said in a press conference gathered by the local press that there have been 33,291 cases of suspected coronavirus in Mexico and the prevalence of the disease has reached 46.6 per 100 population.

Mexico adds the record number of nearly 3,000 new cases of coronavirus to almost 60,000
Mexico adds the record number of nearly 3,000 new cases of coronavirus to almost 60,000

Mexico began resuming activity in more than 300 “communities of hope” on Monday with little or no transmission of the virus. The National Sana Removal Day is not scheduled to be canceled at the national level by May 30.