By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
In Mexico to date, 38,324 cases and 3,926 deaths from COVID-19 have been confirmed, according to the Ministry of Health.
Of the total deaths, 937 have been reported in Mexico City and 443 in Baja California.
Other data Mexican officials released include reports of 480 cases of infected children and adolescents, of which 42% are between 12 and 17 years old and 5% are obese, through May 6.
163 of the confirmed cases have been reported in pregnant women. 72% of them were outpatients and 28% required hospitalization, with a median age of 30 years. To date there are 6 deaths in pregnant and postpartum women.
Lastly, of the comorbidities associated with deaths, 43% had hypertension, 40% diabetes and 30% obesity. 68% of deaths have been reported in men and 32% in women, with a median age of 59 years (0-100 years).
The first case of COVID-19 in the country was confirmed in a 35-year-old male from Mexico City, who had a history of travel to Italy on February 28.
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