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Mexico reports 4,119 new coronavirus cases, 108 new deaths

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a sample using a swab from a person at a temporary testing site for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico City, Mexico October 15, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry reported on Sunday 4,119 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 108 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 851,227 and the death toll to 86,167.

Health officials have said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

Reporting by Abraham Gonzalez and Stefanie Eschenbacher; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman