The Ministry of Health stated that in 2006 In the last 24 hours, 11,625 new infections and 593 deaths were registered caused by COVID-19 in Mexico. With that they add 1,168,395 accumulated positive cases and 109 456 deaths caused since the beginning of the pandemic.
At the daily press conference, the director general of epidemiology Jose Luis Alomy, pointed out that the percentage of positivity of cases is in 45%, while the estimated disease curve is still rising, as at the end of the 47th week it recorded a 14% increase.
“We are closing week 47, with a slight increase of 2%. Always We emphasize that this behavior has stabilized practically in the last month. Before the previous month, we saw an increase from this minimum, which we reached in the 41st week, “said the director of epidemiology.
While active cases of coronavirus reached 75,761, which means that in the last 14 days, these infections have registered symptoms of the disease, and if they do not follow proper isolation and all hygiene measures, they can potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.
In this sense, the expert said that the entities that contribute to the increase in cases in the country are Mexico City, Querétaro, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Guanajuato, Sonora and Baja California.
On the other hand, according to the technical document Mexico City, the state of Mexico and Guanajuato are the subjects with the highest number of active cases, followed by Nuevo León, followed by Querétaro, Jalisco, Durango, Coahuila, Zacatecas and Sonora, as well as the subjects with more than 1,000 active cases.
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On the other hand Chiapas and Campeche reported the lowest number of active infections, having 74 and 56, respectively.
It should be noted that this week Baja California and Zacatecas returned to the red, while 24 entities remain orange; Oaxaca, Colima and Tlaxcala are yellow; and only Campeche and Chiapas keep the risk of green to a minimum.
Regarding deaths, Alomía pointed out that there was a slight increase in week 47 compared to 46 2%, while compared to the 28th week, in which a decrease of 41% was recorded 5,338 deaths from SARS-CoV-2.
They continue their search Mexico City, State of Mexico, Veracruz, Puebla, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Baja California, Guanajuato, Sinaloa and Chihuahua as the 10 entities that registered the highest number of deaths and which together account for more than half (61.8%) of all in the country. Mexico City alone accumulates 16.6% of all deaths nationwide.
Regarding hospital occupancy, Alomía Zegarra also said that eight states did more than 50% of your hospital occupancy, with the most alarming numbers in Durango and Mexico City.
“25% of the states, eight, have at least half the beds or more occupied: Baja California, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Hidalgo, State of Mexico, Guanajuato. And two stand out: Durango and Mexico City, which would even have over 70%, “he explained.
On the other hand, Aguascalientes and Baja California exceed 62% of the occupancy of intensive care beds, While the country’s capital has 61%, Zacatecas has 54% and the state of Mexico and Nuevo León 46%.
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