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Health

Mexico reports 5,658 new coronavirus cases, 626 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) take a swab sample from a man and woman for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test in Mexico City, Mexico November 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry reported on Thursday 5,658 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country and 626 deaths, bringing the official totals to 991,835 cases and 97,056 dead.

Health officials have previously said that the real number of cases is likely significantly higher than that.

Reporting by Stefanie Eschenbacher and Miguel Angel Gutierrez; Editing by Tom Hogue

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