Coronavirus updates: Latin America has ‘become new epicentre’ of virus

Summary

  1. Latin America has become the centre of the global pandemic, the head of the Pan American Health Organization warns
  2. The region now has more daily reported cases of Covid-19 than Europe and the US
  3. The numbers in Venezuela are almost certainly much higher than reported, Human Rights Watch and Johns Hopkins University have said
  4. The New York Stock Exchange reopened its trading floor on Tuesday after a two-month closure
  5. With 98,875 coronavirus deaths, the US is nearing the grim milestone of 100,000 lives lost as a result of the pandemic
  6. In South Korea, more than two millions students return to school on Wednesday as a new cluster linked to a nightclub grows
  7. The International Energy Agency points to the biggest-ever fall in global energy investment but warns fossil fuels may rebound

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