Coronavirus September 16. Mexico adds 680 thousand cases of Covid; there are 71 thousand dead

The Health Secretary He reported that Mexico It reached 71,978 deaths from Covid-19, 300 more than those reported yesterday, as well as 680,931 positive cases of the respiratory disease, which means an increase of 4,444 compared to the previous day.

Because it is a holiday, the evening conference in National Palace It was suspended yesterday and today, however, the secretariat headed by Jorge Alcocer Varela released the Covid-19 Daily Technical Report, in which he detailed that there are 2,175 suspicious deaths as of today.

The document indicates that the distribution by sex in the Confirmed cases it is 52% in men and the overall median age is 44 years.

The five entities with the most accumulated cases distributed by residence entity are Mexico City, State of Mexico, Guanajuato, Nuevo León and Veracruz, which together account for 42% of all cases registered in the country.

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On the active epidemic, the technical document indicated that to date 24,428 active cases are estimated, that is, those that began symptoms in the last 14 days and can still transmit the disease.

As in the entities with more accumulated cases, the Mexico City is the state with the most active cases with more than 3 thousand, followed by New Lion, Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Jalisco and Yucatán with more than a thousand active cases.

Regarding deaths from Covid-19, the five entities with the highest record of deaths are Mexico City with 11,351, the State of Mexico with 8,816, Veracruz with 3,993, Puebla with 3,857 and Baja California with 3,327.

It was highlighted that Mexico City alone accumulates 16% of all deaths nationwide.

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