Mexico’s coronavirus death toll climbs to 230,792

People wearing face masks cross a street as Mexico City’s authorities announce a full reopening of the city come Monday, the first time since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Mexico June 4, 2021. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MONTERREY, Mexico, June 17 (Reuters) – Mexico recorded 4,253 new confirmed coronavirus cases and an additional 168 deaths on Thursday, according to Health Ministry data, bringing the total number of cases to 2,467,643 and the death toll to 230,792.

Separate government data published in March suggested the real death toll may be at least 60% above the confirmed figure.

Reporting by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Leslie Adler

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