Mexico exceeds 26 thousand cases of COVID-19, with 2,507 deaths
In the last 24 hours, 1,120 new infections and 236 deaths were registered in the country
The Health Secretary confirmed on May 5, two thousand 507 deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico, 237 more than yesterday, the highest number in the last 24 hours.
With regard to positive cases, José Luis Alomía, head of Epidemiology, reported that 26 thousand 025 people have been diagnosed, 16 thousand 099 are suspected cases and 63 thousand 540 were discarded.
Regarding hospital occupation, the official said that of the 14,088 beds, 6,461 are occupied, that is to say 31%, while beds for critical care, the occupation at a national level is 25 percent.
In general beds, Mexico City has 71% of beds occupied, Baja California 65% and the State of Mexico 53 percent.
As for the ventilated beds, which are destined for critically ill patients, CDMX has an occupancy of 58%, Baja California 48%, Sinaloa 47% and the State of Mexico 43 percent.
Until Monday, the Ministry of Health had confirmed 2,271 dead and 24,905 infections in Mexico.
Today, given the confinement caused by this virus, the Ministry of Public Education ( SEP ) called on private schools to be flexible in collecting tuition, so as not to affect the education of students.
In addition, Undersecretary Hugo López-Gatell reported on Tuesday morning that the epidemic curve of the coronavirus has flattened in the country; However, he clarified that this does not mean that there are no more positive cases, but that thanks to healthy distance measures, the spread slowed down.
Google translation from Informador.