By Staff, Agencies Mexico’s health ministry reported on Tuesday 5,942 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 643 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 901,268 and the death toll to 89,814. Health officials have said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

On Sunday, the ministry said the true death toll from COVID-19 may be around 50,000 higher.

The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.166 million, over 43.9 million cases have been detected, and over 29.7 million of those have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.

As the number of new COVID-19 cases is rising around the world, many countries are re-introducing tough restrictions to fight the second wave of coronavirus.

The United States still has the highest case count in the world, with 8,755,581 cases, including 226,383 fatalities and 3,460,455 recoveries.

India and Brazil, which come next in the list of the most-affected countries, have reached 7,946,429 and 5,439,641 infections in total, respectively

Original Article Source: Al Ahed News | Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020 11:00 (about 34 days ago)