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Health

Mexico reports 5,263 new coronavirus cases, 411 more deaths

People walk on the street, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Mexico City, Mexico October 8, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday reported 5,263 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 411 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 809,751 cases and 83,507 deaths.

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

Reporting by Dave Graham; Editing by Leslie Adler

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