Mexico has already accumulated five deaths caused by the new coronavirus COVID-19, as well as 405 positive cases and 1,219 suspects.
The recent death, the authorities reported at conference, was the case of a woman, which puts the lethality of the disease at 1.2%.
On March 24, the country moved to phase 2 of the coronavirus epidemic, because there are already cases without identifiable import history.
60% of the deceased were attended in facilities of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS); 20% in private hospitals and another 20% in hospitals of the Ministry of Health.
COVID-19 Fatale Disease Chart
Undersecretary of Health Hugo López-Gatell showed the epidemic curves of countries in crisis by COVID-19, such as Spain, Italy, France, Germany, the United States and Mexico to explain the increase in contagion.
The official said that thanks to the healthy distance measures that Mexico implemented in advance, it was able to avoid a rapid increase in contagions.
Epidemic curves of countries in crisis by COVID-19
He said that when Mexico filed its first case, prevention measures were already in place on 27 February, while European countries were already starting a rising curve in the number of cases.
So far, the only state in the country that does not report confirmed cases of COVID-19 is Tlaxcala.
COVID-19 panorama in Mexico as of March 24
COVID-19 in the world
Showing the global picture, health authorities reported that this March 24 coronavirus cases are nearly 372,000 confirmed contagions.
Of that total, 70% have occurred in the last 14 days, so these contagions are considered active. Meanwhile, the global fatality rate is 4.4%.
Among the regions affected by the pandemic, Europe continues to account for the highest amount of contagion with 60.5%, while America continues to have 31.2%.
COVID-19 world overview as of March 24
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