The Mexican Ministry of Health this Sunday confirmed the deaths of 73,493 people from the coronavirus, while the number of accumulated cases is already 697,663, while 499,302 people have already managed to overcome the disease.
The Mexican Government’s Undersecretary of State for Prevention and Health Promotion Hugo López-Gatell said that this week, mortality from the new coronavirus in the country has seen its “biggest decline” since the pandemic began.
López-Gatell has stated that 809,373 people have tested negative for COVID-19, although 79,155 are still suspected of having the disease. However, he stressed that over the past week, the number of estimated cases has decreased by 24 percent.
Regarding the availability of hospitals, López-Gatell emphasized that only one region, Nayarit, on the west coast of the country has an occupancy rate of more than 50 percent, in this case 52 percent of the care beds General Employed.
López-Gatell has stated in detail that there is an availability of 70 percent nationwide. While the intensive care units with respirators are 24 percent occupied, these are the states of Aguascalientes and the state of Mexico, the regions with the highest occupancy, with 41 percent of these facilities being unavailable.