September 15, 2020 sayulitablog 0Comment

On Sunday, Deputy Health Minister Hugo López-Gatell announced in a Coronavirus press briefing that "new case numbers have generally trended downwards since epidemiological week 30, which ran from July 19 to 25."

The deputy minister told reporters Sunday that data currently shows that new case numbers declined 15% between weeks 34 and 35, which concluded on August 29.

Its important to keep in mind that 15% could slightly change but its important to have the expectation that new case numbers will not rise.

López-Gatell also said that the positivity rate – the percentage of Covid-19 tests that come back positive – declined continuously in recent weeks.

Mexico's positivity rate is much higher than other countries because testing is typically only performed on people that exhibit serious coronavirus-like symptoms.

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