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Mexico's coronavirus death toll surpasses 85,700

A man wearing a protective mask and face shield waits to conduct a test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a temporary testing site in Mexico City, Mexico October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry on Friday reported 6,751 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 419 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 841,661 cases and 85,704 deaths.

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

Reporting by Anthony Esposito and Diego Ore; Editing by Sandra Maler

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