Mexico’s Government Admits That The Country’s True Covid-19 Death Toll Is 321,059

Mexico's government said Saturday that the country's true death toll from the pandemic now stands above 321,000, almost 60% more than the official test-confirmed number of 201,429. Family members attend funeral of a relative who died from COVID on March 17
Daily Mail: Mexican government admits the country’s true Covid death toll is 321,059 – almost 60% higher than previously reported
* Mexico's government acknowledged Saturday that the country's true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic now stands at 321,059 * That's almost 60% more than the official test-confirmed number of 201,429 * Government published a report, which found there were 294,287 deaths linked to COVID-19 from the start of the pandemic through February 14 * Since February 15 there have been an additional 26,772 test-confirmed deaths * New toll rivals Brazil, which has world's second-highest number of deaths * But Mexico's population of 126 million is far smaller than Brazil's 211 million
Mexico's government acknowledged Saturday that the country's true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic now stands at 321,059, almost 60 per cent more than the official test-confirmed number of 201,429.
Mexico does little testing, and because hospitals were overwhelmed, many Mexicans died at home without getting a test.
The only way to get a clear picture is to review 'excess deaths' and review death certificates.
On Saturday, the government quietly published such a report, which found there were 294,287 deaths linked to COVID-19 from the start of the pandemic through February 14.
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Update #1: Mexico Covid death toll leaps 60% to reach 321,000 (The Guardian/AP) Update #2: Coronavirus digest: Mexico reports 120,000 'untested' deaths (DW)
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