Mexico passes UK with world’s third highest coronavirus death toll

Mexico has passed the UK as the country with the world’s third highest coronavirus death toll.

Health officials there reported 688 new fatalities on Friday, pushing the total to 46,688. The grim milestone eclipses the 46,119 so far recorded in the United Kingdom, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

It places Mexico behind only Brazil and the United States, which have suffered more than 91,000 and 152,000 deaths respectively, and cements Latin America’s status as...
source: Metro

2020-08-01 14:35
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