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Mexico's confirmed coronavirus deaths surpass 57,000

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks are pictured amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), next to one of the canals of Xochimilco, one of the highly contagious zones, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Mexico, August 13, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry reported on Monday 3,571 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 266 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 525,733 cases and 57,023 deaths.

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

Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Sandra Maler

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