Corona-related deaths are on the rise across Latin America faster than anywhere else in the world.
Mexico: The country reported 2,999 cases of corona on Monday, bringing the total to 120,102, according to the health ministry. The death toll rose to 14,053, up from 354 on Sunday.
Peru: The health ministry recorded 3,181 new cases on Monday, bringing the country’s total to 199,696. Peru also recorded 106 new deaths, bringing the death toll to 5,571.
Brazil: The Ministry of Health reported 15,654 new cases of corona on Monday, bringing the country’s total to 707,412. Brazil also confirmed 679 new Covid-19 deaths on Monday, bringing the country’s total death to 37,134. Brazil has the second highest number of cases in the world, after the United States.
The largest increase in global cases: Sunday marked the highest number of Covid-19 cases reported to the World Health Organization in a day so far during the corona pandemic, WHO Director-General Andranom Gembreie said during a news briefing in Geneva on Monday. .
“Yesterday, more than 136,000 cases were reported – most in one day so far,” Tedro said. “Almost 75% of yesterday’s cases come from 10 countries, mainly in the Americas and South Asia.”