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In Mexico, only one out of ten people with COVID-19 symptoms are tested. The Federal Statistics only include the public hospital system, coronavirus cases detected in private hospitals and laboratories are not reported by the Federal Government. The government acknowledges that the pandemic is more wide-spread than reported due to a lack of testing available in the country. Mexico remains one of the lowest testing countries in the world. A lack of confirmed cases should not allow tourists or residents to let down their guard. Please wear a mask and social distance.

Coronavirus in Mexico News Updates

To detect COVID-19 carriers in the North Coast region of Jalisco, UdeG installed a COVID-19 laboratory at the Centro Universitario de la Costa (CuCosta) in Puerto Vallarta. The laboratory started operations today and the first nine tests taken are expected to have results tomorrow, Wednesday. It is believed that the laboratory can process up to...
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The former health secretary, José Narro, criticized the figures provided by Hugo López-Gatell, undersecretary of prevention and health promotion, regarding the advance of the coronavirus in Mexico and recalled that something similar happened with the AH1N1 epidemic in 2009. Narro Robles is an academic graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University...
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The coronavirus in Mexico continues to spread according to the report from the Ministry of Health (SSa). In the past day, Mexico added 1,223 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 16,752, and 135 new deaths, with a total of 1,569. Puerto Vallarta added two more cases, raising the total to 48 cases of COVID-19...
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In Mexico, the number of confirmed cases accumulated by coronavirus reached 15,529 and the deaths rose to 1,434, according to the report of the Ministry of Health (SSa) released on Monday afternoon, to report on the progress of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the national territory. The report indicates 852 new cases and 83 deaths in...
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Scientists at the Jenner Institute at Oxford University in the United Kingdom announced Monday that their potential vaccine against the new coronavirus passed a new stage with positive results: it worked successfully in rhesus macaque monkeys, perhaps the closest animal to humans in biological terms. The institute is ahead in this type of effort –...
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French virologist Luc Montagnier, winner of the Nobel Prize for his work on HIV and a highly controversial figure in the scientific community, said that the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 was created in a laboratory by inserting genes into a coronavirus of HIV-1, the AIDS virus. “We have come to the conclusion that this...
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The Mexican Government reported on Sunday a total of 14,677 accumulated cases of COVID-19, which represents an increase of 835, or 6.03%, compared to 13,842 the previous day. In addition, Mexico registered 46 new deaths from coronavirus to total 1,305, according to data disclosed by the Ministry of Health (SSa) in its daily press conference...
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Jalisco reported nine new cases of COVID -19 and one more death on the platform of the National System of Epidemiological Surveillance. In addition, the University of Guadalajara ( UdeG ) registered four more positive cases, thus closing the number of cases in the entity at 271. Also, the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) reported today...
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The number of cases of people infected with COVID-19 increased to 13,842 confirmed patients in Mexico, announced the Ministry of Health (SSa) on Saturday evening. The death toll rose to 1,305. 35% of the total confirmed cases, or 4,798, represent the active epidemic in the country: they are the ones that started with symptoms in...
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In Mexico, the number of cases of people infected with COVID-19 increased to 12,872 confirmed patients, 1,239 more cases than yesterday, according to the Ministry of Health (SSa). The death toll totals 1,221, adding 152 more deaths in the last 24-hours. Authorities are considering extending stay at home measure through June, which would be more...
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Puerto Vallarta registered 5 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24-hours, bringing the reported cases to 34, while the death toll reached 5, adding two more deaths in the last 24-hours. Puerto Vallarta has only registered 200 tests for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. Puerto Vallarta has the highest number of deaths...
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Phase three of the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico began on April 21, and with it a series of challenges; how to avoid saturating hospitals and intensive care units, decrease the number of deaths, and strengthen containment and mitigation measures in the population. Regarding this stage, Héctor Pérez Gómez, member of the Situation Room of the...
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Health authorities in Mexico estimate that the COVID-19 pandemic will cause between 6,000 to 8,000 deaths, according to the undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell. In an interview, the head of the fight against the pandemic in Mexico explained that in most countries, between 50 and 80 percent of intensive care patients with...
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In Mexico, the number of cases of people infected with COVID-19 increased to 11,633 confirmed patients, reported the Ministry of Health (SSa) on Thursday. The death toll rose to 1,069. Mexico is approaching the most difficult part of the pandemic, assured the World Health Organization (WHO), a crisis that is beginning to be felt in...
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In Mexico, the number of cases of people infected with COVID-19 increased to 10,544 confirmed patients, according to the Ministry of Health (SSa) on Wednesday. The death toll rose to 970, adding 113 in the last 24-hours. The undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, emphasized the 3,618 confirmed active cases and called them...
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