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Almost 100,000 children lost their parents to COVID-19 in Peru, says government

Firstpost | 07/01/2022 02:01 PM | Click to read full article

Coronavirus killed at least one parent or primary caregiver for nearly 100,000 children in Peru, the country with the world's highest coronavirus death rate, its government reported on 6 January 2022.

Peru leads the world in overall COVID-19 deaths per capita, with more than 6,000 Peruvians per million having died from the disease.