Mexico posted a fresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day yesterday


Mexico posted a fresh record for new coronavirus cases reported on a single day yesterday, with 6,995 infections, overtaking Spain to register the world’s eighth highest case count.

Despite the soaring figures, Mexico’s coronavirus czar, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, said the pandemic was “slowing.”

The figures pushed Mexico’s overall tally of infections to 275,003 cases.

Mexico also recorded 782 additional fatalities, bringing its overall death toll to 32,796, the world’s fifth highest total.