The Ministry of Health reported that Mexico closed 2020 with 125 thousand 807 deaths by Covid-19, an increase of 910 compared to the day before yesterday, as well as 12,159 new cases of respiratory disease for a cumulative 1 million 426 thousand 94.
In the daily technical report, the agency headed by Jorge Alcocer Varela reported that the first 10 entities with the highest number of cases are Mexico City, State of Mexico, Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Sonora, Coahuila, Puebla, Tabasco and Veracruz, which together make up about 65% of all accumulated cases in the country.
He highlighted that Mexico City registers the majority of accumulated cases in the country and represents 23% of all registered infections by residence entity.
The report detailed that the active epidemic is made up of 59,958 cases of Covid that were diagnosed in the last 14 days, so they can still transmit the virus.
“Mexico City, the State of Mexico, Nuevo León and Guanajuato are the entities with the highest number of active cases with more than 3,000, followed by Jalisco, Tabasco, Querétaro, Coahuila, Puebla, Sonora and Hidalgo as the entities with more than one thousand active cases, which together account for more than 85% of the active cases in the country, ”the SSa document indicated.
With regard to deaths, Mexico City is the entity with the most deaths associated with SarsCoV2 with 21,672, followed by the State of Mexico with 14,301, Veracruz with 6,205, Jalisco with 5,959 and Puebla with 5,000 714.
“The distribution by sex in confirmed deaths shows a prevalence of 63% in men. The median age of deaths is 64 years ”, concluded the technical report.