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Mexico registers more than 70,600 deaths from COVID-19, 1,249 of them in indigenous communities

The Mexican Ministry of Health confirmed the deaths of 70,604 people from the coronavirus this Saturday and has detailed that 1,249 citizens correspond to indigenous communities.

The Mexican Government’s Director-General for Epidemiology, José Luis Alomía, has also said that 8,563 positive cases have been recorded in these communities, particularly in the states of Yucatán, Oaxaca and San Luis Potosí.

On the other hand, after the last 5,674 positive cases, Alomía has confirmed a total of 663,973 accumulated cases, as well as 70,604 deaths after adding 421 deaths.

Mexico registers more than 70,600 deaths from COVID-19, 1,249 of them in indigenous communities
Mexico registers more than 70,600 deaths from COVID-19, 1,249 of them in indigenous communities

New cases include that of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano, who was a three-time presidential candidate and one of the most prominent figures on the Mexican left.

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