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Mexico reports 7,257 new cases of coronavirus, 736 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker collects a swab sample for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a drive-thru testing site in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday reported 7,257 new confirmed coronavirus infections and 736 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 331,298 cases and 38,310 deaths.

The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

Reporting by Miguel Gutierrez and Julia Love

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