Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Covid cases shoot up to 28,953 in one day

The number of new Covid cases set a record on Wednesday. The federal Ministry of Health reported 28,953 cases in the previous 24 hours, breaking the record set last week.

The number of estimated coronavirus cases shot up to 145,716 and there were 940 deaths.

Coronavirus cases and deaths in Mexico as reported by day
Coronavirus cases and deaths in Mexico as reported by day. milenio

Ten states are experiencing the worst of the outbreak, and represent 66% of all cases in the country. They are Mexico City, México state, Nuevo León, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Tabasco, Puebla, Sonora, Veracruz and San Luis Potosí.

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Hot, dry weather in the forecast across Mexico

Temperatures will range between 30 and 40 degrees Celsius (86 to 104 F) this week in parts of Mexico as the spring season approaches.

Authorities say Oaxaca wildfire is now 95% under control

Over 400 firefighters are working to contain a wildfire on the outskirts of Oaxaca City that has affected 704 hectares of forest.
A gray whale surfaces near a boat in the waters off Mulegé, Baja California Sur

The week in photos from Mexico: Huachinango to Tulum

Take a visual tour of the country with this selection of photos highlighting the events of the week in Mexico, from the everyday to the exceptional.