Peru’s battle against coronavirus | ITV News

Officially 3,983 people have died from coronavirus in Peru, including 288 in the Amazonian region of Loreto, but many fear it is much higher. The virus has overwhelmed Peru’s hospitals. Wards are filled beyond normal capacity and mortuaries are overflowing with bodies. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and … Read more Peru’s battle against coronavirus | ITV News

Brazil deaths may surpass 125,000 by August

As Latin America becomes the new global epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization has warned of surging infection numbers in Brazil, Peru and Chile. Brazil is by far the region’s worst-affected country, with nearly 400,000 confirmed cases, the second-highest number in the world. Doctors and activists are working around the clock to … Read more Brazil deaths may surpass 125,000 by August

Listen, Watch, Learn: Peru’s school system takes to the airwaves | The Listening Post (Feature)

March 16, 2020, was the day Peruvian parents, teachers, and students had been preparing for – the beginning of the new school year. But on March 15, the president appeared on national TV to declare a state of emergency and a strict nationwide lockdown. “One day I got a call from the chairman of the … Read more Listen, Watch, Learn: Peru’s school system takes to the airwaves | The Listening Post (Feature)

The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post

On The Listening Post this week: How a conspiracy documentary hijacked US social media and fuelled misinformation on COVID-19. Plus: Peru and the art of digital homeschooling. COVID-19 misinformation in US So much about this pandemic remains unknown, which is why reporting on it is so challenging. A lack of scientific consensus, heavy-handed government policies, … Read more The Conspiracy Virus: COVID-19 misinformation in the US | The Listening Post

WHO says South America new coronavirus ‘epicentre’

The World Health Organization says Latin America has become the new epicentre of the pandemic, with Brazil reporting the highest number of coronavirus cases in the region. The number of new infections on the continent has now surpassed the US and Europe’s. And Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Peru’s health systems are risk being overwhelmed. Al … Read more WHO says South America new coronavirus ‘epicentre’

Peru coronavirus cases surpass 100,000

Latin America has overtaken the United States and Europe in new daily coronavirus cases for three days now becoming the new epicentre of the pandemic. Infections are rising across the region but they are particularly worrisome in Brazil, Mexico and Peru. Peru was among the first to impose a lockdown, but that has not stopped … Read more Peru coronavirus cases surpass 100,000

Covid-19: Peru passes 100,000 coronavirus cases, 3,000 dead

The dire statistics come even though Peru has been in lockdown for nine weeks, paralyzing the economy. FRANCE 24’s Marina Colorado tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: … Read more Covid-19: Peru passes 100,000 coronavirus cases, 3,000 dead

Peru’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 100,000 mark

Despite a nine-week lockdown, the spread of the deadly coronavirus is continuing in Peru, with the country on Monday recording a total death toll exceeding 100,000. Peru now has the second-highest death toll in South America, trailing only Brazil. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Peru’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 100,000 mark

Brazil’s president defiant as coronavirus death toll soars

The number of coronavirus infections in Brazil has risen to more than 200,000, while it registered a daily record of 13,944 new cases on Thursday. But President Jair Bolsonaro continues to push state governors to ease lockdowns and open the economy. In the region, Argentina is slowly lifting its lockdown but Peru is reeling from … Read more Brazil’s president defiant as coronavirus death toll soars

Latin American criminal gangs ‘helping’ battle COVID-19 outbreaks

In Latin American countries like Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Mexico, it is not just governments which are battling the coronavirus. Organised crime gangs have been quick to publicise their efforts in combating the spread. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more Latin American criminal gangs ‘helping’ battle COVID-19 outbreaks

Latin America struggles to contain COVID-19 pandemic

Latin American countries have reported more than 270,000 cases and more than 14,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19. According to the Pan American Health Organization, the region is experiencing what Europe did six weeks ago. Though a majority of those falling ill are in hotspot countries such as Brazil and Peru, other states are expecting a … Read more Latin America struggles to contain COVID-19 pandemic

At least 20 Peruvian police officers die from disease

Peru’s interior minister has resigned after 20 police officers helping to enforce the nationwide lockdown died of the coronavirus. More than 13,000 police are among the tens of thousands of COVID-19 cases in the country. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play … Read more At least 20 Peruvian police officers die from disease

COVID-19 | Migrant workers stranded trying to walk home in Peru

A caravan of Peruvian migrants was seen stranded on the Ramiro Pirale highway near Lima on Monday. Nearly 300 migrants from the San Martin region have spent 4 days on the road waiting for help from the government to return them to their place of origin. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more COVID-19 | Migrant workers stranded trying to walk home in Peru

As Aussies find ways to come home from South America, the US faces Easter under lockdown | ABC News

After weeks of uncertainty, dozens of Australians stuck in Peru will soon be back on home soil. Many have made it onto a Qantas flight leaving from the capital, Lima, but others stuck in Argentina and Bolivia haven’t been so lucky. Read more here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can … Read more As Aussies find ways to come home from South America, the US faces Easter under lockdown | ABC News