Mexico registers 501 deaths from coronavirus in one day, biggest jump yet

Paramedics Nicolas Gaspar (L) and Roberto Solis push the special stretcher for COVID-19 patients inside a house at colonia Benito Juarez, Nezahualcoyotl municipality, state of Mexico, late on May 22, 2020. (AFP Photo)

registered 501 new deaths from the on Tuesday, its biggest single-day increase in fatalities yet, as the jump in new cases also set a record.

The country's totals now stand at 74,560 cases of coronavirus and 8,134 deaths, health authorities told a press conference.

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