Coronavirus cases exceed 7M in Latin America, Caribbean

The World: Covid-19 cases surpass 7M in Latin America, Caribbean

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:31 am

BOGOTA, Colombia

Six months after the first coronavirus case used to be pronounced in the Latin America and Caribbean region, the pandemic has left extra than 265,000 useless and over 7 million infected.   

Countries in the vicinity are gradually opening sectors of very weakened economies while coronavirus instances are still developing steadily. 


Brazil is the second worst-hit u . s . in the world with almost 3.7 million instances and 117,665 deaths, and the epidemiological curve is still growing in many areas.

  A hospital in Brazil said Tuesday that it is looking into seven viable instances of COVID-19 reinfection. 

The Hospital das Clínicas, in the town of São Paulo, indicated that the seven patients are being subjected to clinical tests after providing symptoms and testing advantageous “in two exceptional periods.” 


Colombia will enter a period of “selective” quarantine in September, the government announced.

Restaurants and bars are set to open and home flights will resume whilst instances are nevertheless growing in many regions of the country.

“On Sept. 1, a new segment starts the place we trade the thought of preventative compulsory isolation with a large quantity of exceptions to a concept of selective isolation, of distancing, of individual responsibility,” President Ivan Duque said in a televised broadcast.

Colombia will participate in phase three COVID-19 vaccine medical trials to be conducted through US organisation Johnson & Johnson

The country has pronounced 562,113 instances and 17,889 deaths.


Argentina posted a file day by day upward shove of 10,550 demonstrated COVID-19 cases Wednesday, stated health authorities, accomplishing 370,188 cases and 7,839 deaths. 

  Authorities in the capital Buenos Aires, which has the best quantity of infections, extended lockdown restrictions till the quit of August.