COVID-19 has taken a heavy toll in South America, where the WHO calls the coronavirus ‘highly active.’ Brazil has replaced Britain as the country with the second-highest death toll. And case numbers are also on the rise in Peru, Bolivia, and Chile.
The global coronavirus death toll has exceeded 700,000, with one person dying every 15 seconds in recent weeks. Catch up with this and other latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brazil confirmed a record rise in new daily coronavirus cases and deaths as the government lifted a ban on foreign travelers. Meanwhile, the US death toll has exceeded 150,000. Follow DW for the latest.
The number of infections is constantly rising and the flattening of the infection curve seems to be a long way off. Were the strict lockdown measures in Latin America ineffective?
While the first countries are easing their lockdowns, others are reporting more and more new cases every day. Data for the global picture shows the pandemic is far from over. DW has the latest statistics.
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