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Yucatán coronavirus cases hit new daily record

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Another 315 COVID-19 infections were reported in a single day, the highest number since the coronavirus pandemic reached Yucatán in March 2020.

The Yucatan Health Secretariat also confirmed the presence of the Delta variant in the state.

Public hospitalizations also rose, up by seven in 24 hours, totaling 347. Patients with milder cases rose by 16 to reach 2,269.

Fatalities remained in the teens. Among the 14 deaths reported Friday was a 30-year-old patient.

Accumulated coronavirus cases in Yucatán are close to 48,000; deaths overall have totaled 4,556 since April 2020.

The current surge started in mid-May when daily cases were around 50.

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