Mexico reports 5,303 new cases of COVID-19, 651 more deaths

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico reported 5,303 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country and 651 more fatalities, bringing its total to 2,219,845 infections and 200,862 deaths, according to health ministry data.

The real numbers of infected people and deaths are likely significantly higher than the official count, the government has said.

(Reporting by Cassandra Garrison and Adriana Barrera)