Mexico has recorded 122,765 deaths more than would be expected during the pandemic up to August, the health ministry said on Saturday in a report on excess mortality rates, suggesting Mexico’s true coronavirus toll could be much higher.
Mexico has recorded 67,326 confirmed coronavirus deaths and 629,409 cases, the world’s fourth highest death toll from the virus that has infected more than 26 million people around the globe.
Mexico’s government has often said the real number of infected people is likely to be significantly higher than the confirmed cases . . .