Mexico reports 1,092 new coronavirus deaths, more than 100,000 total infections
FILE PHOTO: Relatives of a man who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before being transferred to a hospital are seen near an ambulance transporting the body of their loved one, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican health authorities reported 1,092 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the highest toll in one day so far, with total infections surging past 100,000.
The number of deaths was more than twice a previous record, and daily infections were also at an all time high of 3,912.
The additions bring the total number of known cases to 101,238 and deaths to 11,729. Health authorities have previously said the real number is higher.
Reporting by Mexico City Newsroom; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel