KATHMANDU: Mexico has become the country with the third highest death toll from coronavirus after the US and Brazil.
According to a BBC report, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed at least 46,688 deaths till date, with a total of 424,637 infection cases.
Previously the United Kingdom had the third highest toll, and registered 46,204 deaths as of Friday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the effects of the pandemic will be felt “for decades to come”.
In Mexico, local authorities have previously said they believe the real number of infections is likely to be significantly higher than those reported.
(With inputs from Agencies)