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Mexico confirms another 5,200 new cases of coronavirus and exceeds 139,000 infections

June 13, 2020

Mexican health officials reported this Friday that 5,222 new cases of coronavirus have been registered in the last 24 hours, for a total of 139,196 infections, while 16 states, half of the country, are switching to orange lights.

In addition, there were 504 additional deaths this Friday, bringing the worldwide number of COVID-19 deaths to 16,448 in Mexico.

In the meantime, the General Director of Health Promotion in Mexico, Ricardo Cortés Alcalá, has announced that 16 countries in the Latin American country will switch to orange lights – the color system that the Mexican authorities need to use to calibrate and advance the situation of the coronavirus more productively in the direction of return Activities – but another 16 remain in the red.

Mexico confirms another 5,200 new cases of coronavirus and exceeds 139,000 infectionsMexico confirms another 5,200 new cases of coronavirus and exceeds 139,000 infections

“There are currently 16 companies in orange and 16 in red,” said Cortés, as reported by the El Universal newspaper. They are Aguascalientes, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Yucatán and Zacatecas.

Prime Minister Claudia Sheinbaum has announced that Mexico City will begin a transition to the orange traffic light this Monday.