Mexico nears 400,000 coronavirus cases, the second highest in Latin America
Mexico recorded 4,973 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the country’s total to 395,489.
On Friday, Mexico surpassed Peru’s total number of coronavirus cases, making it the country with the second highest number of infections in Latin America and sixth highest worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally.
Brazil, where cases have now surpassed 2.4 million, has reported the highest number of infections in Latin America.
The Mexican health ministry also recorded 342 new fatalities from the virus, bringing the country’s death toll to 44,022.