A Sky News investigations team working in the country’s capital Mexico City has documented cremations and funerals and gained access to morgues and storage rooms full of bodies – all indicate the official data is wrong.

In much of Mexico City, the second largest city in Latin America, there is virtually no social distancing, with open air markets and some businesses operating normally, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

The government claims that the virus curve has been flattened and that there will be a dramatic drop off in virus related deaths in the coming days…

An official within the government, but speaking anonymously, confirms the official figures are undercounting the actual mortality rate by a factor of at least five.