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World Coronavirus Dispatch: LatAm deaths may hit 388,000 by Oct, says study

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Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru are each forecast to see over 10,000 fatalities.

Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
The death toll from the coronavirus in Latin America is expected to skyrocket to 388,300 by October, with Brazil and Mexico seen accounting for two-thirds of fatalities as other nations in the region contain their outbreaks, according to University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru are each forecast to see over 10,000 fatalities, while 15 nations including Paraguay, Uruguay and Belize are seen with fewer than 1,000 deaths each. Read more here.

Let’s look at the global statistics:

Total Confirmed Cases: 9,430,384

Change Over Yesterday: 66,918

Total Deaths: 482,752

Total Recovered: 4,746,118

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 1:53 PM IST

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