Virus cases drop to zero in China but surge in Latin America

The Korea Times | May 23, 2020 at 10:58 AM
  • The coronavirus pandemic continued to drop in much of Asia on Saturday even as the outbreak surged in Latin America, as the world grappled with balancing the urge to restart economies with fears about health risks.
  • The daily death toll rose by 29 and the number of new confirmed cases in the state increased by 403, to nearly 54,000 since the pandemic started.
  • Latin America’s two largest nations _ Mexico and Brazil _ reported record numbers of infections and deaths almost daily this week, fueling criticism of their presidents.