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Mexico reports 125 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing toll to 298,944

FILE PHOTO: People prepare documents before being tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico City, Mexico December 23, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Romero

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday reported 125 more confirmed fatalities from COVID-19, bringing the official death toll in the country since the pandemic began to 298,944.

The ministry has previously said the real number is likely significantly higher.

Reporting by Cassandra Garrison

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