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Moving away from Trump:

Mexico’s health ministry reported on Sunday 4,119 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 108 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 851,227 and the death toll to 86,167.

Health officials have said the real number of infected people is likely significantly higher than the confirmed cases.

Biden has just tweeted:

Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Vote out Donald Trump.

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