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There are 181 deaths and Mexico accumulates 88 thousand 924 deaths due to COVID; Chihuahua with 72% hospital saturation


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Federal health officials reported on Sunday 181 more deaths In the record, Mexico has accumulated 88,924 deaths due to COVID, since the beginning of the epidemic.

In the daily evening conference, it was indicated that there are 891,160 confirmed cases, which are 4,360 more than yesterday.

On the previous day, the figure of 88 thousand 743 deaths and 886 thousand 800 confirmed cases was released.

Health estimates that there are 49 thousand 544 active cases, of people who have had symptoms in the last 14 days.

Between epidemiological weeks 41 and 42, said José Luis Alomía Zegarra, director general of Epidemiology, there was a a 5% increase in COVID deaths. The increase in deaths in Chihuahua was the main factor for the increase in this indicator, explained the official.

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Chihuahua, with 72%, has the highest rate of occupation of general hospital beds. Nuevo León comes next, with 63%.

At 61%, Chihuahua also has the highest bed occupancy rate for critically ill patients, with ventilators.

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