353 deaths in most lethal COVID-19 day in Mexico


MEXICO CITY (May 12, 2020) – Mexico’s health ministry confirmed 1,997 new cases of coronavirus infections on Tuesday, May 12th along with 353 additional deaths, the most deadly day since the pandemic began.

The new infections brought confirmed coronavirus cases to 38,324 and 3,926 deaths in total, according to the official tally.

Mexico’s previous highest daily death toll was on Thursday, when Mexico reported 257 fatalities.

According to the national outlook report against COVID-19 offered by the Ministry of Health, the most recent record is 38,324 confirmed infections throughout the country.

This was what was reported on Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the National Palace. In the graph shown, an increase of 5.5% in the total epidemic curve can be seen.

If the trend continues downward, we may be talking about reaching the peak of infections to enter the slowdown phase.


The Mazatlan Post