America has one foot in the phase two of the pandemic and the other in phase three. With more than 180,000 infections, the united States added thousands of new cases every day. The country has more than 3,000 dead, thus becoming the hotspot of the pandemic at the global level. This Tuesday, the group working to contain the virus has been calculated that between 100.00 and 240,000 people in the country will die.
In Mexico, the Government has extended the suspension of non-essential activities until 30 April, including the private sector. The country has already 1.215 infections and 29 deaths.
In South america, Brazil is attracting the attention of the rest of the continent. This Tuesday, the president, Jair Bolsonaro, has insisted that the pandemic is not as important as the work. In an interview broadcast on radio and television, the president expressed his concern for “street vendors and street food, press, assistants, bricklayers, truck drivers and other independent workers”. In Chile, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador, the spread increases faster each time, the first at the border of the 2,700 cases, the second in the of the 2300 and the third in the 1,000, but with a mortality rate around 5%. A good part of the countries of the region are living under some kind of quarantine or curfew.
At the global level more than 850,000 people have been infected of the Covid-19 all over the world. We have registered more than 42,000 deaths and the recovery of more than 178,000 patients. Then, the most relevant news items on the pandemic in America. If you can not see the live narration, click here.