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Peru, with confirmed 104,021 cases and 3,025 deaths in the second Latin American country with the most COVID-19 infections after Brazil.

The confirmed cases of COVID-19 have spiked rapidly since the first case was recorded in early March, leading to shortages and overpricing of medicines.

Health services are on the verge of collapse, news agency reports.

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Meanwhile, Miguel Palacios, the dean of Peru’s Medical College, has appealed to President Martin Vizcarra to extend the health emergency due to end on Sunday in the country in order to take rapid health measures.

The South American country has been under lockdown for about two months, leaving the country economy at a standstill.

Meanwhile, Brazil has become the third-highest Country in the world with COVID-19 confirmed cases. Read here

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