Mexico's Covid-19 deaths cross 100 K mark; becomes fourth in death tallytext_fields
Mexico City: Mexico has become the world's fourth country to reach the grim milestone after the US, Brazil and India. Mexico also announced that its Covid-19 death toll had exceeded 100,000.
"Today in Mexico we have 100,000 people who have lost their lives due to Covid-19," Xinhua news agency quoted Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell as saying to reporters on Thursday.
On Thursday, the Health Ministry announced 576 new fatalities, taking the total death toll to 100,004.
The overall caseload in Mexico, the hardest-hit Latin American country, has increased to 1,019,543, up 4,472 from the previous day, the Ministry further said.
(Based on IANS feed)