Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials

  by Luis Jaime CISNEROS Agence France Presse LIMA, Peru (AFP) — Peru, which has the world’s highest Covid-19 death rate per capita, has surpassed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday. The ministry announced 25 new deaths over the previous 24 hours, taking the South American country over the symbolic threshold with 200.003 deaths since the pandemic started in March 2020. The Andean country of 33 million has also recorded […]