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Coronavirus in Mexico as of November 23: 3,698 infections and 326 deaths were registered in the last day


People with face masks walk in the historic center of Mexico City (Mexico). EFE / Mario Guzmán

The Ministry of Health (SSa) released updated figures on the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico through its Daily Technical Report, in which it was noted that until 5:00 p.m. this Tuesday, 3,867,976 total cases and 292,850 total deaths from COVID-19 were reported. With these figures, In the last 24 hours, 3,698 infections and 326 deaths were registered.

Likewise, the federal agency indicated that 555,717 suspected cases have been reported; 7, 310, 676 negative cases and 17,835 confirmed active cases, which refer to those positive cases that began symptoms in the last 14 days (November 10 to 23), which allow the health authorities to identify where there is greater viral activity and, consequently, an increase in the transmission of SARS CoV-2.

The states with the highest number of active cases until this Monday are the following: Mexico City (2,808); Baja California (2,559); Guanajuato (1,740); Sonora (1435) and Coahuila (1,200). In contrast, the states with fewer active cases are: Chiapas (22)); Colima (41); Campeche (42); Tlaxcala (48) and Quintana Roo, with 71 cases.

Since the health contingency began, the Secretariat has registered the total number of infections registered in each state. In this regard, the Technical Report of November 23 showed that the following states make up 66% of all accumulated cases nationwide:

Mexico City (981,220); Mexico state (377,949); New Lion (206,350); Guanajuato (194,647); Jalisco (162,830); Tabasco (143,472); Puebla (124,941); Veracruz (123,623); Sonora (116,083) and San Luis Potosi (104,819).

According to the distribution by sex and age of deaths confirmed by COVID-19, Health pointed out that the predominance of SARS-CoV 2 It is 62% in men and he emphasized that the average number of deaths caused by coronavirus is still 64 years. In this area and, at the last cut, the states with the highest number of deaths are: Mexico City (52,460); Mexico state (32,625); Jalisco (17,350); Puebla (15,503); Veracruz (14,489) and New Lion (13,367).

So far, confirmed cases show a predominance in women, with 50.2% and the general median age is 39 years. In addition to this, the federal agency specified that in the last five weeks, most of the cases are present in the groups of 18 to 29 years, followed by the age groups of 30 to 39 years and 40 to 49 years.

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