Peru outbreak casts shadow on presidential election

币游国际会员官网

2021-07-05

Pollworkerswaitforapersontovoteinarun-offpresidentialelectioninLima,PeruonJune6,2021.[Photo/Agencies]PeruvianswerevotinginapresidentialrunoffpollonSundayundertheshadowofoneoftheworldsdeadliestCOVID-19outbreaksandascaochoosebetweenPedroCastillo,aunionleaderfromtheleft-leaningFreePeruparty,andKeikoFujimori,thedaughterofformerpresidenintothetopspotinarankingofcountries,inpercapitaterms,,764,againstacountof69,arebehindtheworldshighestCOVID-19mortalityrateintheAndeancountryof35million,ities,saidHildebrandoCahuanaSegovia,"needsanearlydetectionpolicywithmoleculartesting,isolation,andtargetedmonitoring".MarushkaChocobar,presidentofthetechnicalworkinggroupthatwassetuptoclarifythedeathtoll,saidthegroupappliedseventechnicalcriteriaandotherinnovationsforthecount,makingitpossibletohavea"closerdailyfigureofwhatishappeninginthecountry",abioinformaticsexpertandco-founderoftheCOVID-19datatrackerOpenCovid-Peru,saidthecorrectionoftheofficialfigures"wassomethingtriggeredbycivilsociety"."Domesticandinternationalmediaoutletsreportedforalongtimetheunderreportingofdeaths,",atanewsconferenceannouncingtheresultsofthereview,said:"Wethinkitisourdutytomakepublicthisupdatedinformation."MateoProchazka,anepidemiologistwhoadvisedtheexpertgroup,saidcountrieswithlimitedresourcesfortesting"faceadditionalchallengestoconfirmCOVID-19asacauseofdeath".,with185,380deaths,,,Castillo,51,andFujimori,46,"doingeverythingpossible",includingfromChina。