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Latin American countries report latest COVID-19 situation

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CAJICA, COLOMBIA - NOVEMBER 20: Older women pose for the camera in the house of hope in Cajica, Colombia on November 20, 2021. "House of hope", a project and a home carried out by nuns from a congregation that for more than 50 years have cared for women in a state of vulnerability, More than 60 women are staying in this house, some of them were street dwellers and currently have different cognitive problems, these women did not have any support network and now they are staying in this house on the outskirts of the city of Bogota. The fundamental principle of this house is to set a precedent regarding the violence suffered by women during their lives and the importance of helping to improve the lives of women in Colombia. ( Lina Paola Gasca Martin - Anadolu Agency )
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Mar 16, 2022 - 10:22 AM

BOGOTA, Colombia (AA) – Countries across Latin America have reported new COVID-19 cases and fatalities, according to official data announced late Tuesday.

Brazil

Brazil’s Health Ministry said 336 people lost their lives due to COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 655,585.

Some 52,094 new cases registered in the country took the total number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 to over 29.43 million.

Mexico

In the past 24 hours, 260 people died in Mexico, raising the country’s death toll to 321,375, the Health Ministry reported.

The country also registered 6,025 new cases.

Colombia

According to the Colombian Health Ministry, 20 people died due to COVID-19, taking the total fatalities to 139,335.

The country with a population of 50 million also registered 573 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 6.07 million.

Argentina

Argentina reported 38 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said.

The country also registered 5,076 new cases.

A total of 127,295 people lost their lives since the beginning of the pandemic, while over 8.98 million people have so far contracted the virus.

Peru

Peru reported 21 fatalities due to the disease along with 308 new infections over the last day, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

The death toll rose to 211,619 and the total number of cases passed 3.53 million.

Chile

At least 34 people lost their lives due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in Chile, bringing the death toll to 44,039, said the country’s Health Ministry.

Some 8,716 new cases were also registered in the country, taking the total to over 3.32 million.

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