Mexico added another 6,000 new infections and 800 deaths from COVID-19 to its balance of the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday, according to Mexican health officials.
In particular, Mexico has found another 6,139 new cases, bringing the global number to 456,100, and 829 additional deaths, now rising to 49,698 in Latin America.
In terms of hospital occupancy, Epidemiology Director José Luis Alomía has indicated that 17,964 general hospital beds are available so far, while 13,882 are occupied, representing 44 percent occupancy.
With regard to critical beds or those with mechanical respiratory protection masks, 6,719 are free and 3,951 are occupied, ie 37 percent, according to the local newspaper ‘El Universal’.
Nayarit, Nuevo León and Cohauila are most frequently occupied with general beds at 75, 68 and 65 percent, respectively. With regard to beds in intensive care units, Nuevo León is 63 percent occupied, Colima 55 percent and Tabasco 54 percent.