Mexico fatalities from COVID-19 rise to single-day record

Mexico’s health ministry confirmed 1,803 new coronavirus deaths on Thursday, marking a record high since the pandemic began last year, as fatalities continue to tick up in the country with the world’s fourth-highest death toll.

The previous record was set earlier this week at over 1,500 deaths caused by the fast-spreading respiratory disease.

The additional fatalities bring the total number of deaths to 146,174, according to the government’s official count.

Only the United States, Brazil and India - all much more populous than Mexico - have reported . . .

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