American countries with the highest fatality rate due to covid-19 0:49
(CNN Spanish) - With 23.4 million cases around the world and more than 808,000 deaths, the covid-19 pandemic does not give up, as several countries seek to develop and secure agreements for a vaccine.
The American continent continues to be the region hardest hit by the coronavirus.
Thus begins the week of August 24 in the ten most affected Latin American countries, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.
🇧🇷 BrazilBrazil authorizes trial of Johnson & Johnson vaccine 2:05
Confirmed cases: 3,605,783
MIRA : Brazil exceeds 3 million cases and criticism of Bolsonaro grows
Personnel from the Ministry of Health of Peru carry out covid-19 tests on patients over 60 years old in the Perales mud in Lima. (Photo: ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 585,236
LOOK: The covid-19 becomes irrepressible in Peru: what mistakes were made?
Workers unload coffins from a van outside a funeral home across from the General Hospital in Mexico City. (Photo: ALFREDO ESTRELLA / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 560,164
MIRA : Virtual start of classes in Mexico
🇨🇴 ColombiaColombia registers delays in covid-19 test results 3:21
Confirmed cases: 541,139
LEE : Coronavirus cases in Colombia increased 1,200% from June to August, what happened?
🇨🇱 ChileChile begins opening process after long quarantine 2:41
Confirmed cases: 397,665
Confirmed cases: 342,154
Confirmed cases: 109,149
LEE : The protests in Latin America reflect a toxic cocktail of pandemic and recession
Confirmed cases: 107,769
🇩🇴 Dominican Republic
Confirmed cases: 91,161
Barber shop in Panama City after President Laurentino Cortizo announced a decrease in the percentage of positive cases last month in the country (Photo: LUIS ACOSTA / AFP via Getty Images)
Confirmed cases: 86,900