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Covid-19: Latin America, World’s Most Affected Region, Passes 213,000 Fatalities

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America and the Caribbean became the region with the highest number of deaths from Covid-19 on Friday, August 7th, totaling 213,120, thus topping Europe's death toll, according to an AFP count based on official data.

In March, the old continent became the global epicenter of the pandemic which emerged three months earlier in the Chinese city of Wuhan, and 212,660 deaths have been recorded there to date. However, the rate of contagion has greatly decreased in Europe, unlike what is happening in Latin America.

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