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 . . .