Mexico records the highest number of Corona infections since January

Mexico City (ST): Mexico recorded the highest number of new infections with the Coronavirus since last January. Reuters quoted the Mexican Ministry of Health as saying in a statement that the number of confirmed infections with the Coronavirus increased by 16,244 new infections, bringing the total number to “2.709” million cases during the past 24 hours.

The ministry added that it had detected 419 new deaths from the disease, bringing the total number of deaths from the pandemic in Mexico to 237,626 people, with a lethality rate of about 9 percent, which represents one of the highest levels in the world.

Mexico is the 16th country in the world in terms of the number of recorded infections with the Corona virus, but it ranks 4th in terms of the death toll from the disease.