Mexico this Friday exceeded Peru in the number of infections by the COVID-19 reaching 378,285 cases to rank as the sixth country in the world with the most infected in the coronavirus, according to official figures from the Ministry of Health.

With the 7,573 cases that were registered on this day, a 2% increase in relation to the previous day, Mexico has surpassed Peru (375 961) in the number of accumulated infections to be placed only below United States, Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa.

The Ministry of Health noted that of the total accumulated, 31,150, a drop of 845 compared to Thursday, are patients with symptoms developed during the last fourteen days and are considered active cases.

In the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported 737 new deaths to reach a cumulative of 42,645, a figure that represents a growth of 1.7% compared to 41,908 the previous day.

In the number of global deaths and per million inhabitants, Mexico is in fourth place worldwide behind United States, Brazil and Great Britain.

Estimated figures

Suspicious cases of coronavirus They increased by 1 423 in the last 24 hours, which went from 89,547 to 90,970 on this day, the country’s health authorities said.

The estimated cases amount to 421 111 and 44 585 estimated deathsBoth figures resulting from adding those confirmed with a percentage of suspected cases and deaths, authorities said.

From the universe of estimated infections, 52,258 would be active cases, the Health authorities explained.

Health authorities reported 242 692 patients recovered from the disease since the pandemic was declared last February.

Mexico City It is the entity of the republic that presents the highest number of accumulated cases (67 597) before the Mexico state (49 086), Tabasco (19 036), Veracruz (18 463), and Puebla (18 019).

(With information from EFE)

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