More than 1.5 million COVID-19 cases have been identified in Latin America, a region now threatened by a food crisis, while global markets plunged Thursday anticipating a long road to economic recovery.
The World Health Organization also warned the pandemic was accelerating in Africa.
Brazil on Thursday passed two grim milestones: 40,000 COVID-19 deaths and some 800,000 coronavirus cases.
In the wider Latin America region the death toll has 70,000 deaths.
Despite the rising toll Brazil’s two largest cities — Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro — reopened shopping malls, even as the health ministry said there had been more than 1,200 deaths in …read more
Source:: Al-Manar TV