Mexico City/Sputnik: Mexico’s COVID-19 tally has topped 475,000 cases after another 6,495 people have tested positive in the past 24 hours, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Sunday.
A total of 695 patients have died over the same period.
"As of August 8, 475,902 coronavirus cases have been confirmed, and another 89,025 are being suspected. A total of 52,006 deaths have been confirmed, and 318,638 people have recovered," Lopez-Gatell tweeted late on Saturday.
The occupancy rates for regular hospital beds and those with lung ventilators stand at 42 percent and 36 per cent, respectively, according to the official.
A day before, the country reported 6,717 new cases and 794 fatalities.