Mexico reports 5,447 more coronavirus cases, 355 more deaths

by Reuters
Sunday, 18 October 2020 00:18 GMT

MEXICO CITY, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Mexico's health ministry reported on Saturday an 5,447 more cases of the novel coronavirus and 355 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 847,108 and the death toll to 86,059.

Health officials have said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases. (Reporting by Stefanie Eschenbacher and Abraham Gonzalez; Editing by David Gregorio)

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