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Coronavirus: Latin America becomes the most affected region in the world

Health-Facts: Latin America and covid-19

Latin America and the Caribbean became the region of the world with the highest number of coronavirus infections on Sunday, while Spain assured “control” the situation despite a new outbreak.

The Covid-19 is also gaining new countries, such as North Korea, which until now said it had been spared and placed itself in a state of “maximum emergency” on Sunday after the announcement of a first suspected case.

With more than five million new cases detected since July 1, or more than a third of those declared since the start of the pandemic, the disease has killed at least 645,715 people worldwide, according to a report established in from official sources Sunday at 11:00 GMT.

Latin America and the Caribbean became the region of the world with the highest number of contaminations on Sunday, that is 4,340,214 cases, according to a report established on Sunday at 9:00 p.m. GMT from official sources.

This is the first time that the number of infections in this region has exceeded that of North America, which has 4,330,989 cases, mainly in the United States, the most affected country in the world with 4.2 million contaminations and nearly 150,000 deaths.