Tuesday 14 July 2020

Peru's battle against Coronavirus Covid-19

Peru has a difficult battle ahead: to fight against Coronavirus Covid-19. More than 12,000 people have died from coronavirus in Peru. Many have died in the Amazonian region of Loreto. Some fear the real number is much higher. The deadly virus has overwhelmed Peru's hospitals. Wards are filled beyond normal capacity in many places. Mortuaries are overflowing with bodies.

It's important to stay 6 feet apart and wear a mask (as much as you can) everywhere you go. It's certainly a good idea to stay home as much as you can.

The following information is according to the COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Total Global Confirmed Coronavirus Covid-19 Cases: 13,203,571

Coronavirus Covid-19 Total Global Deaths: 575,201

Countries with most deaths:

136,252 USA
072,833 Brazil
045,053 United Kingdom
035,491 Mexico
034,984 Italy
030,032 France
028,409 Spain
023,727 India
013,211 Iran
012,054 Peru
011,597 Russia
009,787 Belgium
009,078 Germany
008,843 Canada
007,069 Chile
006,154 Netherlands
005,787 Colombia


  1. Thank you for keeping the public up to date! Very important during these times. Many countries like Peru are struggling with COVID-19 cases so safety practices are more important than ever.

    1. Thanks for reading Peru news. Countries like Peru are sure struggling. It is important to create more safety practices.

      Here are some more interesting Peru news:

      July 20, 2020 - Desperate for work, certain immigrants collect the bodies of Covid-19 victims in Peru

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