Mexico advances to 70,000 deaths from COVID-19 after Mexican health officials reviewed an additional 554 additional deaths from the disease in the past 24 hours.
The 554 new deaths have brought the global death toll from COVID-19 in Mexico to 69,649. In addition, the Ministry of Health has reported 4,857 new infections, so that 652,364 people are already infected in the Latin American country.
Regarding hospital occupancy, the director of epidemiology in Mexico, José Luis Alomía, has stated that 33 percent of general beds and 27 percent of beds are occupied by mechanical respirators.
The states of Colima with 58 percent, Nuevo León with 57 percent, and Nayarit with 51 percent have the most occupied general beds.
Aguascalientes with 46 percent, Nuevo León with 44 percent and Mexico City with 42 percent represent the units with the highest bed occupancy in intensive care units. In Mexico, a total of 458,850 people have managed to recover from COVID-19, accounting for about 70 percent of all confirmed cases.