CORONAVIRUS (covid19) cases in Latin and South America have increased, according to the CARPHA situation report. The report indicates that the total number of cases in Ecuador have risen to 13, while Brazil’s cases increased to seven.
Other Latin American countries, like Argentina and Chile, which both had one case each, remained unchanged.
French territories in the region also remain unchanged, with five cases in French Guiana, two in Martinique, two in St Martin and two in St Bart’s.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) advises people to wash their hands regularly with soap and water, make sure to cover your nose and mouth with a bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you have a fever, cough or difficulty breathing, seek medical attention.