Coronavirus in Latin America – Updated Overview for End-March 2020

Brazil, Chile, and Ecuador were the worst affected. Right-wing governments protect companies and give more power to the military. Aid comes from Cuba, Russia, and China.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of confirmed coronavirus infection cases in Latin America keeps increasing, although still less than in European countries or the USA.

Fewer tests, more remote locations, less well-equipped health care systems, a particular form of "message control" or simply fewer infections - the reasons are likely to be many and varied.

By far the most affected countries to date, according to Saturday evening figures from Johns Hopkins University, are Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?