These countries have recorded significant numbers of infections with India breaking the world's daily record with over 400,000 cases. At least 13 states in this Asian country have reported over 3,000 COVID-19 related deaths daily.
From Jan. 1 to April 30, Brazil acknowledged 615,329 deaths from COVID-19, which means that one out of three deaths in this South American country were caused by the new coronavirus. The Brazilian strain is said to be more contagious and to potentially evade the body’s immune responses.
On Feb. 12, Grenada started its vaccination program recording over 13,000 people having their first dose. So far, over 3,000 of its citizens have received the AstraZeneca vaccine.
With a record 2842 Covid 19 deaths in the last 24 hours in Brazil, anger is mounting over the news that the US government pressured President Bolsonaro against purchasing the Sputnik V vaccine. My report for From the South. @telesurenglishpic.twitter.com/NWDiHSkzBj