The State Government, through the Ministry of Health of Chihuahua, presents the COVID-19 report for October 12, with 79,280 (+22) confirmed cases, 68,425 (+51) recovered cases, 71,271 (+48) discarded cases, and 742 (-29) suspected cases in the state of Chihuahua.
The number of people who have lost their lives due to COVID-19 amounts to 8,30 thousand with one more death, which corresponds to Ciudad Juarez that adds up to 3,914 deaths during the pandemic.
Today, 22 new cases have been registered and are concentrated in the municipalities of Juarez, which has 34,917 confirmed cases, Chihuahua with 23,461, Cuauhtemoc with 3,257, Delicias with 2,824, Bocoyna with 697, Guazapares with 210, Chinipas with 227 and Morelos with 55.
The graph of the behavior of Covid-19 cases by age group is broken down as follows:
Of the total number of confirmed cases during the pandemic, 3.4 percent corresponded to persons aged 0 to 17 years, 20.9 percent to the 18 to 29 years age group, 22.7 percent to persons aged 30 to 39 years, 20.3 percent to the 40 to 49 years age group, 16.1 percent to the 50 to 59 years range and 16.6 percent in persons older than 60 years.
In the case of people who have lost their lives, according to the information presented, deaths in the 0 to 17 age group represent .4 percent, in the 18 to 29 age group 1.2 percent, in the 30 to 39 age group 4.1 percent, in the 40 to 49 age group 11.7 percent, in the 50 to 59 age group 21.8 percent and in the 60 and over age group the majority of deaths are concentrated with 60.7 percent.
The Ministry of Health urges citizens to follow preventive measures such as frequent hand washing or the use of antibacterial gel, maintaining a healthy distance of 1.5 meters, as well as wearing a mask during all activities.