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Health

Mexico's confirmed coronavirus cases up to 753,090, authorities say

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) is seen through a plastic while taking a swab sample from a woman for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at the Lazaro Cardenas Park in Mexico City, Mexico September 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 753,090 on Friday, according to updated data from the health ministry, along with a total reported death toll of 78,492.

Authorities reported 4,775 new cases and 414 deaths on Friday, but the true figures are likely significantly higher due to little testing.

Reporting by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Sandra Maler

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