Mexico has exceeded 75,000 deaths from coronavirus since the pandemic began when 490 new deaths were recorded this Thursday for a total of 75,457, to which must be added 5,408 new cases detected in the last 24 hours.
With these figures, the North American country has reached the 715,475 confirmed infections, of which, according to the local newspaper ‘El Universal’, 34,223 remain active.
In addition, of the 30,124 hospital beds available in the country, the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, has indicated that 8,577 are occupied. Nuevo León is the state with the highest percentage of occupied beds with 47 percent; followed by Nayarit, 44 percent; and Mexico City, 43 percent.
Likewise, the country has 10,588 beds with mechanical ventilators to care for patients in a more serious condition, of which 2,662 are currently occupied. On the other hand, to date, 514,760 Mexican citizens who contracted the disease during the pandemic have recovered.