Mexico’s Health Ministry on Friday confirmed 290 additional coronavirus deaths and 2 437 new infections in a fresh one-day record rise in cases since the start of the pandemic.

The new infections brought confirmed coronavirus cases to 45 032 and 4 767 deaths in total, according to the official tally.

Mexico’s previous highest daily confirmed cases total was a day earlier on Thursday, when authorities reported 2 409 new infections.

Mexico’s highest daily death toll was on Tuesday, when health authorities reported 353 fatalities.