Mexico’s Covid death toll rises to 297,356 (although the number could be significantly higher)

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Mexico’s health ministry on Thursday, December 16th, reported 169 more fatalities from COVID-19, bringing the country’s official death toll since the pandemic began to 297,356.

The health ministry has previously said the real number is likely significantly higher.

Baja California and Sonora are the entities with the highest number of estimated active cases; Nationally, 17,257 infections of this type are calculated.

According to the demographic data of the epidemic, confirmed cases show a predominance in women with 50.2 percent. Meanwhile, the general median age is 39 years.


As previously stated, Baja California and Sonora are the entities with the highest number of estimated active cases (with a starting date of the last 14 days due to the positivity index, by state, and epidemiological week). At the national level, 17,257 infections of this type are calculated.

Source: INFOBAE

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