Only in the last 24 hours were they confirmed 5,167 new infections and 455 deaths in Mexico due to the coronavirus pandemic, which is why the 694,121 positives and 73,258 deaths.
Within the press conference that takes place every day, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion of the Mexican government, reported that one million 580,377 tests have been carried out since the virus arrived at the end of February.
He also declared that 496,224 people have managed to defeat the disease, however, at the moment there are 81,424 suspected cases, which are patients who have already undergone laboratory tests but whose results are pending, so the number of infected could approach 750,000.
Similarly, it was detailed that hospital occupancy in the country is 31% for general beds, 9,562 of the 31,167 available in the country and 25% in those equipped with a ventilator and used for seriously ill patients, 2,692 of the 10,758 prepared.
It should be noted that Mexico is the fourth country in the world with the most deaths from COVID-19, only behind United States, Brazil and India.