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CORRECTED-Mexico's confirmed coronavirus deaths rise to 70,604

(In first sentence, corrects new confirmed cases to 5,674, not 5,638)

MEXICO CITY, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Mexico reported 5,674 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 421 additional fatalities on Saturday, bringing its totals to 663,973 infections and 70,604 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 David Alire Garcia and Miguel Angel Gutierrez; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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