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Mexico reports 7,208 new coronavirus cases, 854 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico
FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has 7,208 new known coronavirus cases and 854 additional deaths, bringing the nation’s total to 402,697 cases and 44,876 fatalities, the health ministry reported on Tuesday.

The figures were reported earlier in the day by Johns Hopkins University.

Mexico has the fourth highest death tally worldwide.

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

(Reporting by Anthony Esposito; editing by Jonathan Oatis & Shri Navaratnam)

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