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Mexico logs over 9,000 new coronavirus cases for first time – Yahoo News

Mexico racked up a record number of new confirmed coronavirus infections on Saturday, registering more than 9,000 daily cases for the first time and passing …

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico racked up a record number of new confirmed coronavirus infections on Saturday, registering more than 9,000 daily cases for the first time and passing the previous peak for the second day running, official data showed.
Mexico’s health ministry reported 9,556 new cases of coronavirus, surging past the record of 8,458 set on Friday. The ministry also logged 784 additional fatalities, bringing the total tally in the country to 434,193 cases and 47,472 deaths.
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Study Says Obesity Raises Risk of Death from Covid-19 Among Men – The New York Times

Obesity is not an independent risk for women, according to a new study, perhaps because their fat is distributed differently.

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To figure out whether obesity, in and of itself, was associated with a higher death risk, the researchers tried to factor out conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes, which are known to be associated with more severe forms of Covid-19, as well as heart, kidney and chronic lung disease.
The scientists also wanted to know whether demographic factors, like age, sex and race or ethnicity, played a role.
While Black and Latino populations have been disproportionately stricken by the virus,…

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Hidalgo County child dies from COVID-19 – Monitor

Hidalgo County reported its first child death among the 20 residents who died of COVID-19 on Friday. The child, a girl from Pharr, is listed as being between the ages of 0 and 19 as the county declined to disclose more details citing state and federal privacy…

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Hidalgo County reported its first child death among the 20 residents who died of COVID-19 on Friday.
The child, a girl from Pharr, is listed as being between the ages of 0 and 19 as the county declined to disclose more details citing state and federal privacy laws.
The death of this child reaffirms that children and no age group are not immune from the devastating impact of this deadly virus, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez stated in a news release. It is imperative for us to all work t…

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12 residents at Amador County nursing home die due to COVID-19 within 1 week, CDPH reports – KCRA Sacramento

Twelve residents at an Amador County nursing home have died due to novel coronavirus complications within the past week, according to skilled nursing home data from the California Department of Public Health.

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JACKSON, Calif. —Twelve residents at an Amador County nursing home have died due to novel coronavirus complications within the past week, according to skilled nursing home data from the California Department of Public Health.
As of Thursday, a total of 48 residents at the Kit Carson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center have tested positive for COVID-19, the CDPH reported.
According to the state, a total of 19 staff members at the nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19, as of Thursday. …

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