South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World.
In mid-April, the New Orleans area had the highest per-person death rate from covid-19 of any American city, and Louisiana was second to New York state in deaths per person. The South has also.
The WHO said Monday there are nearly 938,000 COVID-19 related cases throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and almost 50,000 deaths a day. Brazil, Chile and Ecuador lead Central and South.
South America is a new COVID 'epicenter', African deaths still low - WHO Published 2020-05-23 01:29:23 GENEVA, Switzerland - South America has become a new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African countries that so far have a relatively low death toll, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
South Africa now has 3 953 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 10 new deaths, taking the death toll to 75, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Thursday.
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Dixie in the crosshairs The South is likely to have America’s highest death rate from covid-19. It has unusually unhealthy residents and few ICU beds. Graphic detail Apr 25th 2020 edition. Apr.
South America is new Covid epicentre: WHO Surges in infections across much of Central and South America have driven the global case count to nearly 5.3 million, with more than 340,000 deaths, even.