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Coronavirus: Mexico reports 216,000 cases; death toll at 26,648

News Agencies | Updated on: 29 June 2020, 7:44 IST
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Mexico has confirmed more than 4,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the COVID-19 count in the country to over 216,000.

"The epidemic in Mexico started on February 28, since that time, 216,852 people showed COVID-19 symptoms and had a positive test result for SARS-CoV-2. Of them, 25,558 people showed symptoms in the past 14 days," the country's Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said during a Sunday press conference broadcast by Mexico's Health Ministry on Twitter.


In the past 24 hours, 267 new deaths from COVID-19 were confirmed in Mexico, bringing the total death toll up to 26,648.

On Saturday, Mexico reported 602 new COVID-19 deaths. On Friday, the country reported 719 new coronavirus-related deaths and 5,441 new cases.

(Sputnik/ANI)

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First published: 29 June 2020, 7:44 IST
 
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