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COVID-19 Statistics (Friday, July 31, 2020 updates)
New Mexico 20,600 cases, 558,012 tests (3.692% pos), 642 died, 8,139 recovered, 152 hospitalized. July 30: 20,388 cases, 551,637 tests (3.696%), 635 died, 8,015 recovered, 156 hospitalized.
Doña Ana County 2,171 cases, 51,117 tests (4.25% pos), 21 died, 867 recovered. July 30: 2,139 cases, 50,313 tests (4.25%), 19 died, 844 recovered.
Texas 420,946 cases, 3,849,040 tests (10.936% pos), 6,274 died, 260,542 recovered, 9,296 hospitalized. July 30: 412,107 cases, 3,911,270 tests (10.537%), 6,569 died, 273,191 recovered, 9,336 hospitalized.
El Paso County 14,276 cases, 76,922 tests (18.56% pos), 266 died, 10,699 recovered, 264 hospitalized. July 30: 13,939 cases, 76,140 tests (18.31% pos), 259 died, 10,476 recovered, 9,279 hospitalized.
Mexico 416,179 cases, 46,000 died, 272,187 recovered. July 30: 408,449 cases, 45,361 died, 267,147 recovered.
Estado de Chihuahua 8,121 cases, 915 died, 2,881 recovered. July 30: 7,996 cases, 901 died, 2,715 recovered.
Ciudad Juarez 4,548 cases, 661 died. July 30: 4,483 cases, 655 died.
United States 4,594,006 cases, 154,830 died, 2,241,632 recovered. July 30: 4,510,801 cases, 153,027 died, 2,209,418 recovered.
Canada 116,141 cases, 8,933 died, 101,030 recovered. July 30: 116,470 cases, 8,917 died, 100,465 recovered.
Worldwide 17,321,394 cases (2,228/M), 673,822 died, 10,155,026 recovered. July 30: 17,039,160 cases (2,191/M), 667,084 died, 9,964,678 recovered.
Population Worldwide 7.8B; United States 329.5M, New Mexico 2.1M, Doña Ana County 218T; Texas 29.9M, El Paso County 841T; Mexico 129M, Estado de Chihuahua 3M, Ciudad Juarez 1.5M; Canada 37.74M
What is COVID-19? (World Health Organization)
Coronaviruses cause respiratory infections from the common cold to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The newest coronavirus causes COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), unknown until cases were reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The most common symptoms are fever, dry cough and tiredness; less common are aches and pains, nasal congestion, headache, sore throat, conjunctivitis, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell or a skin rash or discoloration of fingers or toes. Symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. About 80 percent recover without hospitalization; about 20 percent become seriously ill and develop difficulty breathing. Older people and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart and lung problems, diabetes or cancer are at higher risk of serious illness.
Dec 31, 2019 First cases confirmed in Wuhan, China Jan 21, 2020 First U.S. cases reported Jan 30 World Health Organization declares global health emergency Feb 29 First U.S. death reported March 13 U.S. declares national health emergency March 23 New Mexico public health order closes nonessential businesses June 1 New Mexico public health order allows limited indoor dining July 13 New Mexico public health order prohibits indoor dining; close-contact businesses limited to 25 percent of capacity.
World Health Organization www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov
International COVID-19 statistics https://news.google.com/covid19/map?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen
New Mexico Department of Health https://cvprovider.nmhealth.org/public-dashboard.html
New Mexico public health orders https://cv.nmhealth.org/public-health-orders-and-executive-orders/
City of Las Cruces www.las-cruces.org/AlertCenter.aspx and covid19lascruces.com
Doña Ana County and Joint Information Center www.donaanacounty.org