Mexico is already the third Country with most Deaths from Covid-19

Mexico is already the third Country with most Deaths from Covid-19

Mexico’s coronavirus death toll surpassed India‘s on Thursday, making it the country with the third-highest number of COVID-19 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The latest data from Johns Hopkins shows that Mexico has reported 155,145 deaths from covid-19 since the pandemic began, while India has reported 154,010.

People participate in the funeral of a family member who is a victim of covid-19, in the municipal cemetery of Nezahualcóyotl, State of Mexico, Mexico. (Photo by PEDRO PARDO / AFP via Getty Images)

India has a population of 1.35 billion, more than 10 times that of Mexico.

This occurs as Mexico battles a growing outbreak of covid-19. On Sunday, the country’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, tested positive for the virus.

The richest man in Mexico, Carlos Slim Helú, also tested positive and is now recovering, his son announced on social media on Tuesday.

On Thursday, the Mexican Ministry of Health reported 18,670 new cases of covid-19 and 1,506 additional deaths.

The two countries with the most deaths from covid-19 are the United States and Brazil, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

The 15 countries with the most deaths from covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University:

  1. USA 🇺🇸 – 433.195
  2. Brazil 🇧🇷 – 221,547
  3. Mexico 🇲🇽 – 155,145
  4. India 🇮🇳 – 154.010
  5. United Kingdom 🇬🇧 – 103,324
  6. Italy 🇮🇹 – 87,381
  7. France 🇫🇷 – 74,601
  8. Russia 🇷🇺 – 70,533
  9. Spain 🇪🇸 – 57,806
  10. Iran 🇮🇷 – 57,736
  11. Germany 🇩🇪 – 55,883
  12. Colombia 🇨🇴 – 52.913
  13. Argentina 🇦🇷 – 47.601
  14. South Africa 🇿🇦 – 43,105
  15. Peru 🇵🇪 – 40,272

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