RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the second consecutive month, Peru suffered its deadliest month of the entire covid-19 pandemic in April, bringing the total to 61,789 deaths with the coronavirus as the confirmed cause.
If March had already ended as the deadliest month with more than 5,267 confirmed deaths due to the disease, April registered almost twice as many with 9,458, according to government reports, which only count symptomatic cases with positive test for the virus that resulted in death.
It was precisely in April when the shortage of medical oxygen, whose demand tripled, and especially . . .