Paramedics transport the body of a man who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before being transferred to a hospital, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico registered 501 new deaths from the coronavirus on Tuesday, its biggest single-day increase in fatalities yet, as the jump in new cases also set a record.
The country’s totals now stand at 74,560 cases of coronavirus and 8,134 deaths, health authorities told a press conference.
Reporting by Sharay Angulo; Editing by Himani Sarkar