Mexico passed the 100,000 mark in COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, becoming only the fourth country — behind the United States, Brazil and India — to do so.Add your comment!
Argentina reported 30,071 deaths from Covid-19 on Wednesday, the Health Ministry confirmed in a statement, while more than 1,130.533 cases have been diagnosed positive since the virus first arrived in the country back in March.
Argentina has the world's highest rate of positive COVID-19 tests, according to Oxford-linked tracker Our World In Data, with nearly six out of 10 yielding an infection, a reflection of low testing levels and loose enforcement of lockdown rules.
The global death toll from the novel coronavirus, which emerged less than a year ago in China and has swept across the world, passed 1 million on Sunday. The pandemic has ravaged the global economy, inflamed geopolitical tensions, and upended lives, from Indian slums and Brazil's jungles to America's biggest city New York.
The number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in Latin America passed 300,000 on Wednesday, according to several independent tallies, with the virus showing no signs of abating in the world's worst-hit region.
Brazil surpassed four million coronavirus cases on Thursday, as an international panel looking into the global response to the pandemic vowed to uncover how it was able to spread worldwide.
Just over six months after registering its first case of the new coronavirus, Brazil crossed the grim threshold of 120,000 people killed by Covid-19 on Saturday, with no end in sight to the crisis.
Almost half of Brazilians think President Jair Bolsonaro bears “no responsibility at all” for the country’s more than 100,000 dead from the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s second-highest death toll, according to a new Datafolha poll.
Peru surpassed half a million coronavirus cases and has the highest death toll in Latin America, according to Health Ministry data released on Thursday, as the government struggles to contain a recent surge in infections.
Britain's official death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic was lowered by over 5,000 on Wednesday as the government adopted a new way of counting fatalities after concerns were raised that the old method overstated them.