Mexico reports 4,902 new coronavirus cases, 480 more deaths

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ecatepec de Morelos

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's health ministry on Monday reported 4,902 new confirmed coronavirus infections and 480 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 261,750 cases and 31,119 deaths.

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

(Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon and Adriana Barrera)