WORLD Mexico's COVID-19 cases surpass 3 million

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Mexico's COVID-19 cases surpass 3 million

Xinhua

09:26, August 12, 2021

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Total COVID-19 cases in Mexico reached 3,020,596 on Wednesday, with 246,203 deaths from the virus, the Ministry of Health said.

People wearing masks walk at Chapultepec Park in Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 24, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

According to the ministry's latest pandemic report, 22,711 new cases were detected in the past 24 hours, the highest daily number since the onset of the outbreak.

During the same period, 727 more deaths were registered.

As of Tuesday, 73.77 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered nationwide, according to health authorities.

Mexico, amid a third wave of COVID-19 infections, is investing 32 billion pesos (about $1.6 billion) in its vaccination campaign.

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