Mexico's confirmed coronavirus death toll rises to 117,876

Outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's health ministry on Saturday reported 12,129 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 627 more fatalities, bringing the country's totals to 1,313,675 cases and 117,876 deaths.

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

(Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)