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Mexico reports 5,250 new coronavirus cases, 493 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: Employees of the Rios funeral home move the body of a woman, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), into their facility in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry reported on Tuesday 5,250 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 493 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 938,405 and the death toll to 92,593.

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

Reporting by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Dave Graham

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