COVID-19 deaths in Mexico surpasses 7,200
Mexico City, July 18: Mexico has registered 736 more COVID-19 deaths and 7,257 more confirmed cases of coronavirus infections.
Mexico now has 7,257 deaths from the pandemic, the fourth-highest total in the world. It also has recorded over 3,24,000 cases, somewhere around the seventh-highest level.
The Health Department said Friday that hospitals in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco are now at 85 per cent capacity and there is crowding in hospitals in the northern border state of Nuevo Leon.
President Andr s Manuel L pez Obrador says he is concerned about the situation in Tabasco, where he was born. He says a state hospital there will be expanded to handle more patients.