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More Than a Million Covid-19 Cases in Latin America and Caribbean, Half of Them in Brazil

Gravediggers wearing protective clothing prepare to bury coronavirus victim at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. (REUTERS)

Gravediggers wearing protective clothing prepare to bury coronavirus victim at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil. (REUTERS)

Since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic 1,016,828 people have been infected, with 514,849 cases recorded in Brazil.

More than one million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Latin America and the Caribbean, half of them in Brazil, according to an AFP toll on Sunday based on official data.

Since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic 1,016,828 people have been infected, with 514,849 cases recorded in Brazil, which currently has the world's fourth highest COVID-19 death toll after the United States, Britain and Italy.

first published:June 01, 2020, 08:00 IST