Deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico rise to 1,569, with 16,752 cases
In the last 24 hours, 1,223 new infections were confirmed; likewise, 135 deaths occurred
José Luis Alomía Zegarra, general director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health , reported that, until Tuesday night, Mexico added 16,752 confirmed cases of COVID- 19 and 1,569 deaths from the virus.
The accumulated suspicious cases totaled 11,220, while 5,329 were counted in the active stage. So far, 77 thousand 005 people have been analyzed.
Yesterday Monday, the Ministry of Health reported 15 thousand 529 cases of COVID-19 and thousand and 434 deaths, which represents an increase of thousand 223 infections and 135 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
hey also explained that of the more than five thousand cases of the new coronavirus that are active, Mexico City, the State of Mexico, Tabasco, Sinaloa and Baja California concentrate the majority, "these entities have exceeded 200 cases accumulated in the last 14 days. "
Regarding hospital occupation, Alomia mentioned that of the 13,267 beds that exist, up to this Monday two thousand 553 were occupied, that is to say 21 percent . To obtain these data, 585 hospitals out of 669 that serve patients with COVID-19, notified the federal government platform.
Mexico City is the entity with the most beds occupied, 58% of normal beds, followed by Baja California with 44% and the State of Mexico with 40%. As for beds with mechanical ventilation, the country's capital maintains 33% occupancy; Sinaloa is in second place, with 23 percent.
Google translation from Informador.