Map of the coronavirus in Mexico: CDMX, Edomex, Veracruz, BC and Puebla account for half of all deaths in the country

Mexico registered 462,690 confirmed cases accumulated infected coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, of which 46,681 are active, that is, they had symptoms in the last 14 days. The figure of dead It stands at 50,517, while there are 87,973 people suspected of suffering from it and 308,848 patients have been recovered.

The five entities with the highest number of accumulated cases distributed by residence entity are: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Tabasco, Veracruz and Guanajuato, which together make up 43.9% of all cases registered in the Country.

Mexico City is the entity with the highest number of active cases (> 3,000 cases), followed by Guanajuato, State of Mexico, Coahuila which rises one position compared to yesterday, Yucatan, Nuevo León, Tabasco, Veracruz, Jalisco, Puebla that descends a place and San Luis Potosi, as the entities with more than 1000 active cases and that as a whole concentrate 66.5% of the country’s active cases.

By calculating estimated active cases (active cases more suspects with a start date of the last 14 days by the positivity index, by entity and epidemiological week), for this day, like yesterday, the Mexico City, State of Mexico and Guanajuato, they are the entities with the highest number of estimated active cases (> 3,000 cases). Nationwide, 46,861 estimated active cases are calculated.


The table describes the number of deaths positive to COVID-19 at the cut of today, ordered from highest to lowest according to the state. They continue to locate the Mexico City, the State of Mexico, Veracruz, Baja California and Puebla as the five entities that have registered the highest number of deaths and that together represent almost half (48.2%) of all of the country. Mexico City alone accumulates about a fifth (18.3%) of all deaths nationwide.

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The undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, reported that this Thursday, day 68 of the New Normality, in Mexico, that of the 31,558 beds of general hospitalization accounted for at the national level, 43% (13,652) are occupied and 57% are available (17,906). The four states with the fewest beds available are: Nayarit, Nuevo León, Coahuila and Tabasco.

While of the 10,562 fan beds, to serve patients with severe symptoms of COVID-19, 38% (3,987) are busy and 62% (6,575) are available. The entities with more bed occupancy of this type are: Nuevo León, Colima, Tabasco and Zacatecas.


Five o’clock entities with the highest number of cases accumulated distributed by residence entity are: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Tabasco, Guanajuato and Veracruz, which together make up 43.7% of all cases registered in the Country.

The Mexico City continues to record the majority of infections of the country and represents by itself 16.9% of all cases registered by residence entity.

This August 6, the official presented the situation of four states that have reached the plateau or contagion stability del virus SARS-CoV-2.

Level of occupation of general beds in each state of the country (Photo: SSA)


This entity is one of those that, at week 30 of the pandemic, has achieved contagion stability, that is, cases have not increased. Register 842 deaths and 10.98 recovered patients.

The most affected municipalities They are: Piedras Negras, Acuña, Monclova, Torreón, Saltillo and Matamoros.

To this day, it has 65% occupancy in general care beds and 40% occupancy in beds with fans.

Mexico City

Until this day estimates 9,974 deaths and 5,914 active infections, also 56,790 patients have recovered.

The most affected municipalities They are: Tlalpan, Coyoacán, Álvaro Obregón, Cuauhtémoc, Gustavo A. Madero and Iztapalapa.

Their occupation of beds in general is 49% and of beds with fans is 48%.

Occupation of beds with fans nationwide (Photo: SSA)


At the end of this day estimates 318 deaths, 678 active cases and accounts for 3,263 people recovered from COVID-19.

The most affected municipalities They are: Gomez Palacio, Durango, Lerdo, Pueblo Nuevo, Mezquital and Santiago Papasquiaro.

Their occupation of beds in general is 32% and of beds with fans is 30%.


At the end of this afternoon he reported 867 deaths estimated, 379 estimated active infections and 2,004 cases of recovered patients.

The most affected municipalities They are: Cuautla, Jiutepec, Cuernavaca, Yautepec, Emiliano Zapata and Temixco.

Their occupation of beds in general is 30% and of beds with fans is 26%.

Three specialists studied the topic of infant feeding and breastfeeding, in the framework of the week for breastfeeding promotion, since Mexico is one of the countries that has reduced this practice.

In this regard, Dr. Miralda Aguilar Patraca, representative of the IMSS Poniente, stressed the importance of children in Mexico having access to breast milk that nourishes it during its first period of growth.

Furthermore, Maribel Bonvecchio pointed out that the COVID-19 pandemic represents a great challengesince the emergency situations and economic crises deepen food insecurity between vulnerable populations.

He explained that food prices reduce the diversity and nutritional quality of the diet, in addition, for many this means reducing the amount of food available at home, in such a way, the most vulnerable groups are forced to go to junk foods, high in sugars and carbohydrates, being cheaper.

He remembered that poor diet leads the population to contract cardiovascular diseases, as well as obesity and being overweight, that is, to be vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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