Mexico registers 351,376 excess deaths associated with COVID-19

People wearing face masks cross a street as Mexico City authorities announced a full reopening of the city on Monday, for the first time since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Mexico, June 4, 2021. REUTERS / Edgard Garrido

Mexico City, June 30 (Reuters) – Mexico has recorded 351,376 additional deaths related to COVID-19 from the start of the pandemic to May 23, data from the Department of Health showed on Wednesday.

As of that date, the country had recorded 221,647 deaths from the coronavirus. Mexico’s official COVID-19 death toll has since risen to 232,803.

Reporting by Ana Isabel Martinez, writing by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel

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