Mexico reports 4,647 new coronavirus cases, 611 deaths

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes 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/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico reported 4,647 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 611 additional fatalities on Wednesday, bringing its totals to 647,507 infections and 69,095 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 Sharay Angulo, writing by Drazen Jorgic; Editing by Himani Sarkar