Coronavirus in Mexico; August 10, 2021 Update

The Ministry of Health (SSa) reported that until this Tuesday, August 10, 2,997,885 cases of accumulated infections of coronavirus ( COVID-19) have been registered. In addition, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered 245,476 deaths from the disease.

This represents that there was an increase of 19,555 infected in the last 24 hours, as well as 786 deaths, the highest figure since last March 30, when there were 801 deaths.

The states with the highest number of active COVID-19 cases in descending order are: Mexico City, State of Mexico, Nuevo León, Jalisco, Veracruz, Tabasco, San Luis Potosí, Guerrero, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Nayarit, Guanajuato , Sonora, Michoacán, Tamaulipas, Colima, Oaxaca, Hidalgo, Querétaro, Sinaloa, Coahuila, Durango, Yucatán, Baja California Sur, Zacatecas and Chiapas, which together account for 96% of these cases in the country.

COVID-19 in Puerto Vallarta

On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, Puerto Vallarta recorded 226 infections in a single day, and Puerto Vallarta lost nine more people to COVID-19 in the past day. There have been a total of 15,698 infections and 572 deaths in Puerto Vallarta since the beginning of the pandemic. There has been a total of 1,532 reported cases in the past seven days, compared to 1,832 cases in the seven days prior, for a decrease of 16% compared to the previous seven-day period.

Hospital Occupancy in Puerto Vallarta

Two public hospitals in Puerto Vallarta are at 100% occupancy.

Puerto Vallarta Naval Hospital is reporting 39% occupancy of beds for treating COVID-19 patients. The local IMSS Hospital is reporting 100% occupancy in COVID-19 beds, and the Regional Hospital in Puerto Vallarta is reporting 88% occupancy after adding new beds to their COVID-19 unit on Monday. ISSSTE is reporting 100% occupancy. All four public hospitals in Puerto Vallarta are reporting no available ventilators for the care of the most critical patients in Puerto Vallarta.

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