Mexico reports 4,717 new coronavirus infections, 387 deaths: health ministry

A medical staff is seen looking after a patient inside the provisional military hospital of the Campo Militar No. 1, which takes care of patients with symptoms of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Saturday reported 4,717 new infections and 387 additional deaths from the coronavirus, the health ministry said, bringing the total number in the country to 175,202 cases and 20,781 deaths.

The government has said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

(Reporting by Diego Ore; Writing by Drazen Jorgic; Editing by Sandra Maler)