Mexico adds, in the last 24 hours, 7 thousand 132 new cases of COVIDto reach 6 million 974 thousand 996 total infections since the pandemic began, reported the Health Secretary.
According to the Daily Technical Report issued by the agency, in the last 24 hours, 69 deaths from the disease were added, bringing the total to 329,081 deaths.
In the country there are 57 thousand 425 estimated active cases and 757 thousand 707 suspects.
Of the total number of confirmed cases, 53.1% of the cases correspond to women; the median age overall is 38 years.
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The entities where the most infections are reported are Mexico City, State of Mexico, Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Jalisco, San Luis Potosí, Veracruz, Tabasco, Puebla and Sonora.
Together, they make up 64% of all cumulative cases registered in the country.
The Ministry of Health reports that the occupancy of general beds and those with mechanical ventilators for patients in critical condition due to COVID remains at 7% and 3%, respectively.
Over two years and five months, Mexico has gone through five waves of infections.
The fifth is still underway, although federal health authorities maintain that it is already experiencing downward rates, in terms of infections, deaths and hospitalizations.
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However, the unit recommends maintaining basic prevention measures: use of face masks where necessary, healthy distance, frequent hand washing with soap and water or application of alcohol-gel, in addition to ventilation of spaces.
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