Mexico on Friday reported 6,740 new coronavirus infections, taking the country’s total to 245,251 cases, more than Italy and the ninth-highest tally worldwide, according to a Reuters count.
Mexico’s health ministry also reported 654 more fatalities, bringing the total to 29,843 deaths, just a few behind France which currently has the fifth-highest death toll.
Friday’s new cases were just one less than the record number reported on Thursday in Mexico.
More than two months after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Mexico had tamed the . . .