Daily Report: Some South American countries seeing a rise in Covid-19 fatalities – worldwide trend is down

18 May 2020 (Last Updated May 18th, 2020 11:19)

18 May

The daily rate of deaths attributed Covid-19 has continued to fall.

Most counties worldwide – including the US and the UK – are now on a downward trajectory of new deaths.

However, some South American countries are struggling to control the outbreak, with Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Ecuador all seeing the number of deaths rise, when looking at a rolling average.

At least 315,185 people have died from Covid-19.

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