Mexico surpasses 500,000 coronavirus cases: ministry

Mexico City, Mexico | Mexico on Thursday surpassed half a million confirmed cases of COVID-19 after registering 7,371 new infections in 24 hours, authorities said.

The country now has 505,293 cases overall, with 55,293 deaths, the Ministry of Health said.

A women walks in front of a mural, painted by workers of the Zapopan city hall as part of the program "Zapopart", as a tribute to essential workers who have cared for citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic in Zapopan, state of Jalisco, Mexico, on August 12, 2020, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP)

Topics: COVID-19 , Coronavirus , Mexico , Infected
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