Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: Jun. 30, 2020

. Jun 30, 2020
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🇨🇱 Chile. The country is fighting the worst scenario so far: cases exceed 270,000, deaths above 5,500. (MercoPress Chile)

🇦🇷 Argentina. President Alberto Fernández announced a toughening of lockdown measures in Greater Buenos Aires until July 17. (BA Times)

🇲🇽 Mexico. A trio of Mexican triplets were born with Covid-19, despite their parents having tested negative. (Miami Herald)

🇬🇹 Guatemala. The Central American nation extends its movement restriction measures by another 15 days to stop a new outbreak. (Europa Press, in Spanish)

🇨🇺 Cuba. With the pandemic “under control,” Cuba records eight new Covid-19 cases with no deaths. (OnCuba News)

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Lucas Berti

Lucas Berti covers international affairs — specialized in Latin American politics and markets. He has been published by Opera Mundi, Revista VIP, and The Intercept Brasil, among others.

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