Mexico’s coronavirus death toll surpassed Spain’s on Wednesday, according to numbers released by the Mexican Health Ministry.
Mexico reported 741 new deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing its death toll to 28,510. Spain’s total number of fatalities stood at 28,364 on Wednesday evening, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally.
Mexico now has the sixth highest number of Covid-19 deaths in the world.
The Mexican health ministry also reported 5,681 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of cases to 231,770.