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The Financial Express

Mexico registers 717 coronavirus cases, 12 total deaths

Published: March 28, 2020 10:19:38 | Updated: March 29, 2020 10:06:37


World News March 18, 2020 / 5:03 AM / 8 days ago Mexico, former swine flu hub, tests nerves with coronavirus strategy Frank Jack Daniel, Adriana Barrera  4 Min Read  MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials are dragging their feet on border closures and coronavirus containment measures, in what critics call a high risk strategy driven by bad memories of a shutdown a decade ago that deepened the country’s recession during the swine flu epidemic. A worker carries out the disinfection of a metro car, as part of Mexico City's government's measures in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mexico City, Mexico March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf World News March 18, 2020 / 5:03 AM / 8 days ago Mexico, former swine flu hub, tests nerves with coronavirus strategy Frank Jack Daniel, Adriana Barrera 4 Min Read MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican officials are dragging their feet on border closures and coronavirus containment measures, in what critics call a high risk strategy driven by bad memories of a shutdown a decade ago that deepened the country’s recession during the swine flu epidemic. A worker carries out the disinfection of a metro car, as part of Mexico City's government's measures in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mexico City, Mexico March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Gustavo Graf

Mexico’s health ministry on Friday said it had registered 717 cases of coronavirus in the country, up from 585 the day before.

The ministry also said there had been 12 deaths overall from the virus in Mexico, up from eight a day earlier, Reuters reported.

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