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.
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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