Mexico reports 21,007 new coronavirus cases, 1,440 more deaths

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday reported 21,007 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 1,440 additional fatalities, bringing the country’s total to 1,732,290 cases and 147,614 deaths.

The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

(Reporting by Dave Graham; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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