Mexico's coronavirus death toll rises to 228,754

Memorial dedicated to people who died from COVID-19 in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico reported 2,649 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections and 186 additional fatalities on Saturday, bringing total cases to 2,432,280 and the death toll to 228,754, the Health Ministry said.

Separate government data recently published suggests the real death toll may be at least 60% above the confirmed figure.

(Reporting by Adriana Barrera; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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