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Mexico adds more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases: health ministry

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination in Ciudad Juarez

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico confirmed 20,548 new coronavirus cases and 1,539 fatalities on Wednesday, according to health ministry data, bringing its totals to 1,688,944 infections and 144,371 deaths.

The real number of infections and deaths is likely significantly higher than the official count, the ministry has said, reflecting a lack of widespread testing.

(Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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