Coronavirus in Mexico as of February 5: 35,243 new infections and 588 deaths were registered

February 5, 2022

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The Health Secretary (SSa) reported that until this Saturday February 5th, there have been 5 million 141 thousand 291 cases of accumulated infections of coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered 309,417 deaths from the disease.

The above represents that in the last 24 hours 35 thousand 243 infected were added, as well as 588 deaths.

Also, it is estimated that there has been 4 million 288 thousand 312 people recovered, 8 million 614 thousand 426 negative cases and a total of 14 million 404 thousand 278 people studied since the first case.

According to the daily technical statement, as of today there are estimates in the country 189 thousand 939 active cases of the illness; that is, the patients who began to present symptoms in the last 14 days (from January 23 to February 5, 2022).

The entities with the highest number of active cases of SARS-CoV-2 in descending order are: Colima, Baja California Sur, Mexico City, Nayarit, Tlaxcala and Querétaro.

Refering to hospital availability, the average occupation of general beds in health centers is 42% and of 28% for beds of intensive care.

The states with the highest percentage of occupation of general beds son Aguascalientes (63.41%), Nuevo León (61.42%) and Mexico City (57.92 percent). In turn, those with the highest percentage in fan beds are, again, Aguascalientes (65.58%), Mexico City (46.59%) and Jalisco (43.64 percent).

The most affected age group in the last five weeks are the people from 18 to 39 years old, although they are followed by those aged 60 and over.

At International panorama, there are a total of 386 million 548 thousand 962 infections and 5 million 705 thousand 754 deaths accumulated worldwide. In the last 24 hours, 2 million 871 thousand 646 were reported and 11 thousand 527, respectively. The global lethality is 1.5 percent.

Currently, Mexico is the fifth country in the world with the most deaths because of the coronavirus, only below the United States, Brazil, India and Russia; And it is number 14 in number of infections, according the latest update from Johns Hopkins University.

More information in development.