On Wednesday, July 1st, Mexico passed Spain's death toll and now has the 6th highest death toll in the world for Covid-19. AS of Wednesday, the official death toll was 28,510 - 146 more than Spain.
5,681 additional confirmed coronavirus cases were reported by the Health Ministry, increasing the accumulated tally to 231,770.
According to Johns Hopkins University’s Covid-19 dashboard, Mexico ranks #11 for total cases - behind the United States, Brazil, Russia, India, the United Kingdom, Peru, Chile, Spain, Italy and Iran.
24,734 confirmed cases in Mexico are considered active according to Health Ministry Director of Epidemiology José Luis Alomía. To ensure that Mexico has sufficient medical personnel to respond to the pandemic, almost 50,000 additional health workers have been recruited, said Deputy Health Minister Hugo López-Gatell.