Mexico's confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 700,000

22 Sep 2020 / 08:22 H.

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Mexico's confirmed coronavirus caseload rose past 700,000 on Monday, according to updated data from the health ministry officials, along with a reported death toll of 73,697.

    Authorities reported 2,917 new cases, bringing the total to 700,580, along with 204 deaths on Monday, but the true figures are likely significantly higher due to little testing.

    (Reporting by David Alire Garcia and Noe Torres; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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