The Mexican Ministry of Health reported this Saturday that the country has had 590,000 positive results for coronavirus and 63,800 deaths since the pandemic began.
In particular, health officials have detailed that 591,712 cases have been confirmed, with an additional 5,974 added in the last 24 hours. In terms of deaths, 673 new ones have been added, and they total 63,819 nationwide.
The director general of epidemiology, José Luis Alomía, has indicated that the number of active cases is 43,610, seven percent of the total number of positive cases, according to the Mexican newspaper “El Universal”.
In terms of hospital occupancy in the country, he said there are 31,727 general beds for treating the disease, of which 20,476 are available and 11,260 are occupied. In addition, 7,334 beds with respiratory masks are available and 3,334 are occupied.