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Covid-19 Latin America: the countries with the most deaths from coronavirus

2021-03-01T11:01:37.619Z

Thus begins the week of March 1, 2021 in the ten Latin American countries with the highest number of deaths from coronavirus.



Mexico reported the first case of covid-19 a year ago 2:43

(CNN Spanish) - 

United States, with 513,000;

Brazil, with almost 255,000;

Mexico, with more than 185,000, and India, with 157,000, top the tragic global list of countries with the most deaths from covid-19.

The world today registers more than 114 million cases of coronavirus and more than 2.5 million deaths.

At what point is Latin America?

Thus begins the week of March 1, 2021 in the ten countries in the region with the highest number of deaths from coronavirus, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. 

Brazil

254,942 deaths

10,551,259 cases

In the face of the record number of hospitalizations for covid-19, on February 26 a new curfew entered into force in the state of Sao Paulo from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., at least until March 14.

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The State Health Agency has inspected bars and restaurants and many places were fined for infringement, CNN affiliate CNN Brasil reported.

Starting this Monday, restaurants and shops must close their doors before 8 pm.

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Mexico

185,715 deaths

2,086,938 cases

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador and the president of the United States, Joe Biden, will meet virtually this Monday.

As a Mexican government official informed of plans for the conversation told CNN, López Obrador is expected to ask Biden to share part of the US supply of covid-19 vaccines with his country.

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Colombia

59,766 deaths

2,251,690 cases

In an interview with Andrés Oppenheimer of CNN, Colombian President Iván Duque said that it is "important to unify" the resources of various international agencies to address the Venezuelan migration crisis in the country.

Duque hopes that, given the process of regularization of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants who are currently in Colombia, the international community will help vaccinate these migrants against covid-19.

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Argentina

51,965 deaths 

2,107,365 cases

On Sunday, 96,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine arrived at the Ezeiza International Airport in Argentina, from China, according to the Ministry of Health.

The authorities reported that this batch completes one million doses of that pharmaceutical company.

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Peru

People camp out while they wait to recharge their oxygen tanks in Villa El Salvador, in Lima.

(Photo: ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP via Getty Images)

46,494 deaths

1,329,805 cases

As Peru seeks to overcome the "vaccinate" scandal, the country begins to lift restrictions.

The mandatory social quarantine was lifted between March 1 and 14, according to the president of the Council of Ministers of Peru, Violeta Bermúdez, and social immobilization was decreed on Sundays throughout the day and from Monday to Saturday from 9 p.m. until 4 am

In addition, as of March 1, Machu Picchu reopens its doors to receive visitors, with a capacity of 40% of its capacity.

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chili

20,572 deaths

824,625 cases

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Ecuador

15,811 deaths

286,155 cases

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Bolivia

11,649 deaths

249,010 cases

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Guatemala

Medical worker Cecia López receives a dose of Moderna's vaccine in Guatemala City.

(Photo: JOHAN ORDÓÑEZ / AFP via Getty Images)

6,393 deaths

174,542 cases

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Panama

5,845 deaths

340,915 cases

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With information from

Shasta Darlington, Matt Rivers, Marlon Sorto, Ana Cucalón and Jimena de la Quintana. 

Covid-19

Source: cnnespanol

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