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18 May 2020updated 29 Jul 2021 11:19am

Covid-19 daily report: Death rate rises in some South American countries

By Michael Goodier

The worldwide daily rate of deaths attributed to Covid-19 has continued to fall, but Mexico and some South American countries appear to be struggling to control the outbreak.

Most countries, including the US and the UK, are on a downward trajectory of new deaths. But Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Ecuador all seeing the number of daily deaths rise, when looking at a rolling average.

At least 315,185 people have died from Covid-19 in total.

Covid-19 daily report

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