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October 16, 20 - 8:49 am - Reuters

Mexico’s coronavirus death toll rises to 85,285

Mexico’s health ministry on Thursday reported 5,514 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 387 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 834,910 cases and 85,285 deaths.

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

Furthermore, Brazil has registered 713 additional coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours and 28,523 new cases, the nation’s Health Ministry said on Thursday evening.

The South American country has now registered 152,460 total coronavirus deaths and 5,169,386 total confirmed cases.