Australia recorded a new high in the number of deaths due to infection with the Coronavirus today, Wednesday, as 21 deaths were recorded during the past 24 hours, all in the state of Victoria.
This brings the total number of deaths in the state to 267 and nationwide to 352 people.
Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, home to about 4.9 million people, is subject to a strict six-week lockdown with a night-time curfew and mandatory masks (masks) in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus.
Melbourne recorded 410 new cases of the virus overnight, compared to 331 the previous day.
In the past 24 hours, Mexico has also witnessed a new increase in the death toll and infections with the emerging coronavirus.
And the Mexican Ministry of Health announced, at dawn today, Wednesday, that 926 deaths and 6,686 new confirmed cases of the emerging coronavirus had been recorded.
The total number of Coronavirus infections in Mexico reached 492,522 cases, while the number of deaths since the spread of the epidemic reached 53,929 deaths.
And officials recently stated that the actual number of injured is likely much higher than the official figures announced.
The Mexican Deputy Minister of Health, Hugo Lopez Gatel, expected the “Covid-19” epidemic to be “long-term”.
Mexico ranks third in the world in terms of the number of deaths, after the United States and Brazil.
It should be noted that Latin America has become one of the largest hotspots for the spread of the Corona virus in the world in recent months, as the number of infections in the region has exceeded the 5 million mark.
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