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Mexico's confirmed coronavirus deaths near 100,000: health ministry

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes a swab sample from a man to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico City, Mexico November 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Romero

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry on Wednesday reported 3,918 new confirmed coronavirus infections in the country and 502 deaths, bringing the official totals to 1,015,071 cases and 99,528 dead.

Health officials have said the real number of cases is likely significantly higher than the official tally.

Reporting by David Alire Garcia and Adriana Barrera; Editing by Jacqueline Wong

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