In Mexico, the deaths from coronavirus on Thursday increased to 486 with 6,297 confirmed cases.
The General Director of Epidemiology, José Luis Alomía, said at a press conference held on Thursday that the pandemic was growing in the Americas region and was about to reach the figures recorded in Europe.
Despite the warning from the Director, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, endorsed the government's plan to begin scaling back on some measures put in place to control the spread of the virus.
López-Gatell . . .