Federal authorities reported that 1,073 Mexicans are already dying abroad from coronavirus COVID-19, 99% of cases, in the United States.
This was reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), which reported 1,066 deaths in the United States and only seven in the rest of the world: one in Colombia, three in Spain, one in France and two in Peru.
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Chancellor Marcelo Ebrard said that according to Mexico’s overseas performances, 465 positive Mexicans also add to COVID-19, 368 of them in the United States, with New York and Texas being the states with the highest number of sick Mexicans.
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— Foreign Affairs (@SRE_mx) May 26, 2020
Ebrard indicated that 13 thousand 175 Mexicans were repatriated abroad: 566 from Africa; North American, 399; Latin America, seven thousand 204; Asia-Pacific, 827; europe, three thousand 956 and the Middle East, 223.
He also reported that Mexico’s consular network in the United States, in coordination with «local allies,» has provided direct physical and mental health services to 222,967 people in that country through the Health Window (VDS).
The chancellor argued that there are already 32 consulates that have already begun a gradual reopening of physical spaces. According to the official, the reopening of 10 more consulates in the United States is near.
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