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Mexico's health ministry confirms 5,752 new coronavirus cases

A woman wearing a face mask holds a shopping box during the start of gradual reopening of commercial activities in downtown Mexico City, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, Mexico, July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has 5,752 new known coronavirus cases and 485 additional deaths, bringing the nation’s total to 408,449 cases and 45,361 fatalities, the health ministry reported on Wednesday.

Mexico has the fourth highest death tally worldwide.

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

Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Sandra Maler