Mexico City. The confirmed infections of Covid-19 in Mexico remain on the rise, with 14,362 cases, the highest figure reported in a daily technical report on the progress of the pandemic. The Ministry of Health, indicated that the people who have been infected add up to one million 507 thousand 931, while the deaths increased by one thousand 38, for a cumulative of 132 thousand 69.
In a conference at the National Palace, José Luis Alomía, general director of Epidemiology, detailed that although for two continuous weeks a downward trend has been maintained in estimated cases, the positivity rate increased to 43 percent
He added that of the 3 million 818 thousand 542 people notified, one million 894 thousand 843 have obtained a negative result, while one million 134 thousand 877 have recovered.
With regard to the availability of general hospital beds, he indicated that the national occupancy rate remains at 56 percent, although five states exceed 70 percent or more occupancy, while another eight are located between 69 at 50 percent occupancy.