Coronavirus in Mexico: there are already more than 1,000,000 accumulated infections and 98,259 deaths

Ambulance attendants transport a patient with suspected symptoms of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection to an ambulance to be transferred to another hospital, as the outbreak continues, in Mexico City, Mexico, November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

This Saturday, November 14, day 168 of the New Normal, the Ministry of Health (SSa), reported that they already add 98,259 deaths confirmed in Mexico due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and what’s up 1,003,253 infections accumulated. Thus, in the last 24 hours, 5,860 new infections and 635 new confirmed deaths were added.

Mexico City and the State of Mexico are the entities with the highest number of estimated active cases (with start date of the last 14 days by the positivity index, by entity and epidemiological week). At the national level, 52,131 infections are calculated.

They also accounted for 1,222,753 negative cases, 77,183 suspects with possibility of outcome and patients 745,361 recovered out of a total of 2,604,659 tests performed.

(Photo: SSa)

(Photo: SSa)

Until yesterday, they were counted 15,580 suspected deaths from COVID-19 which include those pending by laboratory (2,591) and those that are in the process of clinical-epidemiological association-judgment (12,989) in SISVER.

Mexico City, the State of Mexico, Veracruz, Puebla, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Baja California, Sinaloa, Guanajuato and Sonora continue to be the 10 entities that have registered the highest number of deaths and that together represent more than half (62.1%) of all those in the country. Mexico City alone accumulates 16.5% of all deaths nationwide.

Likewise, Mexico City and Nuevo León are the entities with the highest number of active cases (less than 3,000 cases), followed by, Guanajuato, Querétaro that rises one place, Coahuila, Durango, Jalisco that rises one position today, State of Mexico and Zacatecas, as the entities with more than 1,000 active cases and that in together they account for 66% of active cases in the country

(Photo: SSa)

(Photo: SSa)

According to the total bed occupancy, reported that 33% are being used. Of the beds with fan, required to care for critically ill COVID-19 patients, 27% are busy. Also, 35% of the general care beds are occupied.

He noted that maximum occupancy reached was 18,223, while the minimum has been 9,927. Until this November 14, 12,887 beds were inhabited, which means a decrease of 29% compared to the previous accounting.

Leprosy

This Saturday was present Fatima Leticia Luna López, Director of the National Mycobacteriosis Program of the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control (Dinner), who spoke about the panorama of Mexico in the face of leprosy infections, as well as the symptoms of the contagious disease.

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