The Latest: Mexico tops 35,000 deaths, 4th highest toll in US
MEXICO CITY -- Mexican officers say the variety of confirmed COVID-19 deaths has handed 35,000, making it the nation with the fourth highest complete.
A rely by Johns Hopkins College has solely the US, Brazil and Britain with extra confirmed deaths from the brand new coronavirus. Sunday’s rise to 35,006 confirmed deaths moved Mexico, a rustic with 130 million inhabitants, previous Italy.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador insisted the event of the pandemic in Mexico “is optimistic, it's good” due to the nation's 32 states solely 9 had will increase in infections.
“The underside line is that the pandemic is on the draw back, that it's shedding depth,” Mexico’s president mentioned.
However, some days this previous week have seen file each day numbers of latest infections.
Deputy Well being Secretary Hugo López-Gatell mentioned the variety of confirmed instances of the brand new coronavirus rose to 299,750 on Sunday.