Global report: Mexico and Brazil hit highest daily deaths as Germany spends big on recovery
Mexico’s daily death toll is twice previous high; Angela Merkel launches €130bn stimulus: China to allow some foreign flights to resume
Mexico and Brazil have recorded their highest daily death tolls as the coronavirus epidemic shows now sign of abating in Latin America. It comes as Germany announced a massive spending package to reboot its post-lockdown economy.
Mexican health authorities reported 1,092 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday – double the country’s previous highest one-day toll. Daily infections were also at an all-time high of just under 4,000.