translated from Spanish: Mexico has new number of confirmed cases and exceeds 47 thousand deaths

Federal health authorities on Saturday added 784 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, with this figure, the country so far accumulates 47 thousand 472 deaths from this disease, since the beginning of the epidemic.
In total, 434 thousand 193 people have tested positive for COVID, 9 thousand 556 more than they reported yesterday Friday.
This is the highest reported number of confirmed cases, overnight, since the pandemic began in Mexico.
Read: WHO warns COVID effects will be felt for decades
José Luis Alomía Zegarra, director general of Epidemiology, released at a press conference that there are 87,771 suspected cases, pending the result of the laboratory test.
As for hospitalization levels, in the country 45% of general hospitalization beds for COVID-19 are occupied; Nayarit and Nuevo León are the entities with the highest levels, with 81 and 79%, respectively.
In terms of beds with fans, 38% are occupied nationally. Tabasco and Nuevo León report 59 and 58% occupancy, respectively.

As of August 1, 2020, there are 434,193 confirmed cases and 87,771 suspected #COVID19. There have been 477,733 negatives, 47,472 confirmed deaths and 284,847 people recovered. 1/2
— Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez (@HLGatell) August 2, 2020

Starting Monday, August 3 and over the next two weeks, half of the country’s federal entities will be orange and the other half red at the COVID-19 Epidemiological Risk Traffic Light.
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