New data in Peru show Covid-19 death toll is over 180,000

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “New data in Peru show Covid-19 death toll is over 180,000” – below is their description.

#Peru on Monday announced a sharp increase in its #Covid-19 death toll, saying there have been more than 180,000 #fatalities since the pandemic hit the country early last year.

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