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Mexico’s coronavirus death toll rises to 231,244

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Monday reported 1,268 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country and 57 more fatalities, bringing the total figures to 2,478,551 infections and 231,244 deaths.

The government has said the real number of cases is likely significantly higher, and separate data published in March suggested the actual death toll is at least 60% above the confirmed figure.

(Reporting by Anthony Esposito; editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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