Mexico Sees Decline In Covid Cases For 5th Straight Week

Mexico sees decline in Covid cases for 5th straight week

Mexico City, March 2 : Mexico has seen a downward trend in Covid-19 cases for five consecutive weeks, with half of the country’s states reporting no deaths in recent days, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion Hugo Lopez-Gatell has said.

 Mexico Sees Decline In Covid Cases For 5th Straight

The official added that currently only 0.8 per cent of cases are considered active, while hospitalizations due to Covid-19 are showing a sustained decline, Xinhua news agency reported.

“We are in the fifth consecutive week of a reduction in cases.As we have reported, the number of daily cases began to fall in mid-January,” Lopez-Gatell told journalists at the National Palace in Mexico City, Xinhua news agency reported.

In addition, the Covid-19 fatality rate was 82 per cent lower than that at the highest peak of the pandemic, according to Lopez-Gatell.

As of Monday, Mexico had accumulated 5,508,629 Covid-19 cases and 318,149 deaths from the disease.


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