This is how Peru became the country with the highest mortality rate from COVID-19

Suspected cases in Peru

The situation in Belgium, where the authorities sought to sincere the data through the verification of each case, contrasts with the health crisis unleashed in Peru, where there are still thousands of suspicious deaths from coronavirus that are not included in governmental reports.

Peru compared to Venezuela

Both Peru and Venezuela have an average population of around 30 million people. However, the behavior of the pandemic in both countries is totally different, a situation that is specifically reflected in the numbers of infections and deaths from COVID-19.

The Venezuelan case

Meanwhile, the Venezuelan case, which confirmed its first two infections a week after Peru, and which implemented strict measures of confinement and social distancing, has managed to contain the chain of infections and fatalities at figures that compared to Peru, are really minimal.

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