Over 500 coronavirus patients die in Mexico in the past day

Over 500 coronavirus patients die in Mexico in the past day
  • Clock-gray 09:59
  • calendar-gray 09 February 2021

Mexico’s authorities registered 531 coronavirus deaths over the past day, 117 more than on Sunday, and the total case tally hit 166,731, the Health Ministry’s chief epidemiologist Jose Luis Alomia told a news conference, APA reports quoting TASS.

According to the authorities, since February 2020 more than 2.13 mln people have contracted COVID-19 in Mexico, and over 1.5 mln of them have recovered.

In the past 14 days some 65,700 citizens have complained of coronavirus symptoms. "Over the past two weeks, there was a significant decline [in the number of cases] by 32%," Alomia said. "Earlier it had never been that massive."

The load on hospitals on average in the country reduced to 49% and the share of occupied beds equipped with ventilators decreased to 46%.

apa-logo-mini

Other news