Mexico reports total of 642,860 coronavirus cases, 68,484 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A visitor, wearing a protective face mask, is sanitized before entering to Diego Rivera Mural Museum, as the museum re-opens doors to the public following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Mexico City, Mexico September 2, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico reported 5,351 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 703 additional fatalities on Tuesday, bringing its totals to 642,860 infections and 68,484 deaths, according to updated health ministry data.

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

Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel

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