Mexico reports 121 new COVID-19 cases

Source: Xinhua| 2020-04-01 15:34:28|Editor: xuxin
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MEXICO CITY, April 1 (Xinhua) -- A total of 121 more COVID-19 cases has been reported in Mexico in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 1,215, said the health ministry on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the death toll from the coronavirus increased by one to 29, said Jose Luis Alomia, the ministry's director general of epidemiology, at a daily press conference.

Of all the patients, 58 percent are men, and 42 percent are women, Alomia said, adding that older people are still easy victims for hospitalization and death.

There are currently 3,511 suspected cases being examined in the country, he said.

Mexico declared a health emergency on Monday, which will be in force till the end of April.