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(CNN Spanish) - The world adds 21.6 million cases of covid-19, of which a large part are found in the American continent.
While the United States has more than 5.4 million cases, Brazil has reported 3.3 million, and Peru and Mexico more than half a million each.
This is how the week of August 17 begins in the ten Latin American countries most affected by the virus, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.
Brazilian soldiers disinfect Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro before it is reopened to tourism. (Photo: MAURO PIMENTEL / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 3,340,197
Brazil reported 23,101 new covid-19 cases and 620 deaths on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry. Coronavirus-related deaths are on the rise again in São Paulo, after it had seen a steady decline in daily deaths since the last week of June.
People from the rural community of Yura, near Arequipa, participate in the burial of their mayor, who died of covid-19. (Photo: DIEGO RAMOS / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 525,803
This Sunday, Peru registered 5,338 new cases of covid-19.
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Members of the Star Wars fan club bring food and refreshments to relatives of hospitalized patients in the respiratory diseases area of the Ignacio García Hospital in Mérida. (Photo: HUGO BORGES / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 522,162
Mexico registered 4,448 new cases of the new coronavirus on Sunday.
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A medical worker reviews plasma donated by internist Norberto Medina, who recovered from covid-19, as part of a research project at the District Institute of Science, Biotechnology and Health Innovation (IDCBIS) in Bogotá. (Photo: RAUL ARBOLEDA / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 468,332
Colombia reported 11,643 new cases this Sunday and surpassed a total of 15,000 deaths from covid-19.
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Confirmed cases: 385,946
Chile registered 2,086 new cases of coronavirus this Sunday.Key facts about the Oxford vaccine in Latin America 0:58
Confirmed cases: 294,569
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Confirmed cases: 101,542
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Confirmed cases: 100,344
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A medical worker in front of oxygen cylinders at the entrance to the covid-19 area at the Moscoso Puello Hospital in Santo Domingo. (Photo: ERIKA SANTELICES / afp / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 86,309
Confirmed cases: 81,940