FILE PHOTO: A member of Mexico’s National Guard wearing a protective mask keeps watch at at Hospital General las Americas after people organized protests to demand news about their sick relatives and the return of the bodies of those who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mexico City, Mexico May 2, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico registered 1,434 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday and 117 new deaths, a health official said, bringing the total in the country to 24,905 confirmed cases and 2,271 deaths.
However, health officials have previously said that the real number of cases is much higher.
Reporting by Stefanie Eschenbacher and Noe Torres
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