Aug 04, 2020
New York : Mexico exceeds 48,000 deaths from coronavirus, ranks third in number of deaths
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MEXICO – Just over two months after Mexico he returned to the call “New normal”, infections have increased and in recent days records of positive cases were recorded in a single day, to reach a total of 443,813, while the number of deaths reached 48,012.
José Luis Alomy, director of Epidemiology reported 266 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the total to 48,012;
Regarding contagions, he said that on the last day, 4,767 were reported, reaching the figure of 443, 813.
That is, the infections presented an increase of 1.1% while in deaths it was 0.55% compared both with data from the previous day, when 439,046 infections and 47,746 deaths were reported.
With these figures, Mexico ranks third in the number of deaths from coronavirus, only after the United States and Brazil, according to figures from the Johns Hopkins University.
Alomy specified that currently there are 42,360 estimated active cases, that is, people who started with symptoms in the last 14 days and who could transmit the virus, a number that represents 8% of confirmed cases.
“We are with proportions lower than those recorded in previous weeks,” the director of Epidemiology said at a press conference.
He reported that there are 79,030 suspected cases and 488,207 negatives, in addition, 295,677 people have recovered.
When presenting the technical report of the coronavirus, the director of Epidemiology, José Luis Alomía, reported that 1,011,050 screening tests of infection since the declaration of the pandemic.
Nationally, there is 45% of hospital occupancy in general beds, the states of New Lion and Nayarit those that exceed the security line of 70% occupancy.
While in beds with fans, there is 38% occupancy nationwide and the states of New Lion, Tabasco and Baja California report the highest saturation.
The hospital network in Mexico has a total of 40,794 beds for COVID-19 patients, of which 30,581 are for patients without severe symptoms and 10,213 are for intensive therapy as they have ventilators for seriously ill patients.
Alomia confirmed that as of today 13,760 general beds are occupied and another 16,821 are available in the country’s hospital network.
Mexico City and the states of Mexico, Tabasco, Guanajuato and Veracruz They are the country’s entities with the highest number of cases and globally represent an average of 45% of total infections in the country.
Half of the 32 states in the country are classified as areas of maximum risk of contagion and the other half is high risk, according to new criteria for the COVID-19 risk light that has begun to be applied this week.
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Over 59 Million Americans Have Already Voted This Year More Than All Early Votes Cast in 2016 Election
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We don’t yet know if the polls showing President Donald Trump trailing several points behind his Democratic challenger Joe Biden will prove to be accurate, but we do know that Americans are showing up to vote in massive numbers — already surpassing the total number of early votes cast in the 2016 election.
The number of votes cast nationwide has been tracked by The United States Election Project, administered by Dr. Michael McDonald, an associate professor of political science at the University of Florida.
According to their data (last updated on Sunday at 8:40 pm ET), a total of 59,399,395 votes have been cast so far for the November 3 general election. In 2016, about 58.3 million votes were cast prior to Election Day.
The USEP also reports that a total of 87,037,164 mail-in ballots have been requested, leaving 47,127,251 ballots yet to be returned.
The high turnout has McDonald predicting a total of 150 million Americans will vote this year, which would represent 65% of all eligible voters, the highest rate since 1908.
The increased voter turnout is also happening in key swing states.
In Florida, 5,722,406 votes have been cast, consisting of 42.8 percent Democrats, 36.4 percent Republicans, and 20.8 percent third party or independent. Florida Republicans have cast more in-person votes, but Democrats are ahead in both mail ballots returned, and those that have been requested and are still outstanding.
In North Carolina, 3,100,374 have voted, with Democrats again having the lead in early voting, casting over 100,000 more in-person votes than the state’s Republicans, and really running up the score requesting and returning mail ballots.
Pennsylvanian Democrats are beating their Republican neighbors in returning mail ballots by more than three-to-one.
Browse the rest of the USEP’s data here.
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