Mexico admits that the number of deaths due to Covid-19 is at least 60% higher than previously reported

This new update places Mexico as the country with the second-highest mortality numbers in the world, below the United States but above Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  The Ministry of Health has disclosed a contradictory mismatch of figures linked to Covid-19 that raises the death toll to 321,000, surpassing that of Brazil.

The Mexican government admitted Saturday on its website that the actual death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is more than 322,000 people, 60% higher than the official figure (so far) of 201,429 dead, based on the number of deaths confirmed with diagnosed tests.

Updated figures on excess mortality released by Mexico's Health Ministry show that there is a gap of 294,287 deaths "associated with coronavirus . . .

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