By Teddy Cambosa The South American nation of Peru has recorded around 56,400 cases as of December last year, to which the United Nations describes as ‘an epidemic within the pandemic’. According to the official press wire from the United Nations, Peru is suffering the worst dengue epidemic since 2017,
Peru’s Ministry of Health reports as of Sunday, 1,360,839 people have been tested for COVID-19 and to date, 229,736 positive cases have been reported. This puts Peru at 8th globally in COVID-19 cases. Lima continues to be the region with the highest number of COVID-19 cases to date with 132,186.