COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000

While much attention is focused on Brazil’s fight against the coronavirus, other Latin American countries are also struggling to contain surging outbreaks. Peru has hit 20,000 deaths. On Saturday, Chile reached more than 10,000; it has one of the highest death tolls per million people anywhere in the world. Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from … Read more COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000

Americans stranded in South America | PRIME

ABC News’ Maggie Rulli reports on Americans in Peru getting limited help from the U.S. government to return to the U.S. months into the pandemic. #MaggieRulli #Peru #SouthAmerica #Stranded #Stuck #AmericansStuck #USCitizens ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM   SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on … Read more Americans stranded in South America | PRIME

Peruvian newborn baby recovers from COVID-19

A baby born prematurely in Peru has overcome COVID-19 and been reunited with his family, the Peruvian Social Health System reported on Friday. The 27-year-old mother, Lissy Yaya Marquez, was finally able to see her newborn after 30 days of recovery in the isolated area of the neonatal intensive care unit. Subscribe to us on … Read more Peruvian newborn baby recovers from COVID-19

Fears grow that Peru’s COVID-19 outbreak is being under-reported

Peru has the fifth-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. Despite a strict lockdown imposed in March, infections are approaching 350,000. But recent reports indicate the number could be far higher. 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 (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow … Read more Fears grow that Peru’s COVID-19 outbreak is being under-reported

Peru president reshuffles cabinet as COVID-19 takes its toll

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has reshuffled his cabinet as the country desperately tries to get on top of its worsening coronavirus crisis. The number of deaths is rapidly rising, and it is hitting disadvantaged Peruvians the hardest. Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima, Peru. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Peru president reshuffles cabinet as COVID-19 takes its toll

Poor forced to collect Covid corpses for work in Peru, where cases are among highest in world

The World Health Organization has recorded a record increase in global cases and today warned the pandemic is accelerating and that the virus is not under control in most of the world. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Warning: This report contains content that some viewers may find distressing. In the last 24 hours the global total rose by … Read more Poor forced to collect Covid corpses for work in Peru, where cases are among highest in world

Peru’s biggest LGBTQ disco gets a new look

Peru’s biggest LGBTQ nightclub opened its doors, but there were no nighttime revelers. Its dance floor was instead filled with shelves stocked with groceries. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Peru’s biggest LGBTQ disco gets a new look

Peru prepares to reopen despite new cases

Peru is preparing to open up shops and other parts of its economy after months of lockdown. But many question the move as the country has the world’s sixth highest number of COVID-19 cases. CGTN’s Dan Collyns reports from Lima. 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 … Read more Peru prepares to reopen despite new cases

Virus deaths in Latin America race past 100,000 – BBC News

A tally of figures collated by Johns Hopkins University shows that the total number of virus-related deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean is now more than 100,000. More than half of these deaths have been reported in Brazil, where case numbers continue to be among the highest in the world, behind only the US. … Read more Virus deaths in Latin America race past 100,000 – BBC News

80% of community has Covid-19, including the nurse in charge

Reporting from journalist Guillermo Galdos Deep in the heart of Peru’s central Amazon, the indigenous Shipibo people have for thousands of years lived off the land, thrived as healers, and defended their territory against loggers and other foreign invaders that threatened their very existence. But they have a powerful new foe that shows little mercy: … Read more 80% of community has Covid-19, including the nurse in charge

Peru reports massive job losses in pandemic, many face poverty

Peru is Latin America’s second worst-hit country, after Brazil reporting over 244,000 coronavirus cases. Since January, Peru’s GDP has dropped by 13 percent with reports of massive job losses. 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 (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: … Read more Peru reports massive job losses in pandemic, many face poverty

Peru COVID-19 outbreak: Health workers demand more protection

Healthcare workers in Peru have been protesting against a lack of personal protective equipment. Peru has one of the highest rates of coronavirus infections in South America. The government has rushed to test more than 200,000 people, build makeshift hospitals and fly doctors around the country, but many say it is still not doing enough … Read more Peru COVID-19 outbreak: Health workers demand more protection

Peruvians strive to make a living amid lockdown

More than 100 days after the first case of COVID-19 was reported, Peru has one of the highest rates of transmission in Latin America. The government established one of the first and strictest lockdown measures in the region, but desperation for food and money is forcing people to risk their lives. Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez … Read more Peruvians strive to make a living amid lockdown

Cathedral fo Lima Holds Mass for 4,000 Victims of Covid-19 in Peru

The Archbishop of Lima celebrated Mass on Sunday with more than 4,000 portraits of those who have died from the new coronavirus. Photos of victims of COVID-19 were placed in pews and on the walls of the Cathedral of Lima as Carlos Castillo, Cardinal of Lima, celebrated the feast of Corpus Christi in honor of … Read more Cathedral fo Lima Holds Mass for 4,000 Victims of Covid-19 in Peru