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CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 update: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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COVID-19 Statistics (Updates for Wednesday, July 15, 2020)

New Mexico 15,841 cases, 430,006 tests (3.608% pos), 557 died, 6,496 recovered, 174 hospitalized.

July 14: 15,514 cases, 437,005 tests (3.55%), 551 died, 6,429 recovered, 171 hospitalized.

Doña Ana County 1,571 cases, 39,465 tests (3.98% pos), 12 died, 606 recovered.

July 14: 1,536 cases, 39,077 tests (3.93%), 11 died, 593 recovered.

Texas 282,365 cases, 2,924,288 tests (9.656% pos), 3,322 died, 142,398 recovered, 10,471 hospitalized.

July 14: 275,058 cases, 2,864,541 tests (9.603%), 3,432 died, 149,276 recovered, 10,569 hospitalized.

El Paso County 10,298 cases, 61,769 tests (16.67% pos), 159 died, 6,448 recovered, 287 hospitalized.

July 14: 9,953 cases, 61,049 tests (16.3%), 157 died, 5,080 recovered, 283 hospitalized.

Mexico 311,486 cases, 36,327 died, 193,976 recovered. July 14: 304,435 cases, 35,491 died, 189,063 recovered.

Estado de Chihuahua 6,063 cases, 781 died, 1,995 recovered. July 14: 5,570 cases, 742 died, 1,610 recovered.

Ciudad Juarez 3,399 cases, 592 died, 1,346 recovered. July 14: 3,255 cases, 575 died, 1,021 recovered.

United States 3,483,905 cases, 138,358 died, 1,026,816 recovered. July 14: 3,428,462 cases, 137,613 died, 999,986 recovered.  

Canada 108,719 cases, 8,810 died, 72,377 recovered. July 14: 108,376 cases, 8,796 died, 72,079 recovered.

Worldwide 13,382,020 cases (1,721/M), 580,038 died, 7,445,299 recovered. July 14: 13,113,181 cases (1,686/M), 573,288 died, 7,268,022 recovered.

Population estimates 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?  (who.int)

Several coronaviruses cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to the more severe Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The newest coronavirus causes COVID-19, unknown before it began in Wuhan, China in December 2019. COVID-19’s most common symptoms are fever, dry cough and tiredness. Less common symptoms include aches and pains, nasal congestion, headache, conjunctivitis, sore throat, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell or a skin rash or discoloration of fingers or toes. Symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but only have very mild symptoms. About 80 percent recover without needing hospital treatment. About 20 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.

 

Timeline

Dec. 31, 2019 Wuhan, China confirms it is treating cases; Jan. 21, 2020 First U.S. cases reported; Jan. 30 World Health Organization (WHO) declares global health emergency; Feb. 11 WHO creates name COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019); Feb. 29 First U.S. death reported; March 13 Trump declares national emergency; March 23 New Mexico public health order closes non-essential businesses

 

Online

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

Doña Ana County and Joint Information Center www.donaanacounty.org/news/covid19