Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

Streets vendors and shoppers wear masks during the coronavirus global pandemic in Lima, Peru, on Monday, June 8.
Streets vendors and shoppers wear masks during the coronavirus global pandemic in Lima, Peru, on Monday, June 8. Martin Mejia/AP

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have recorded more than 1.5 million combined Covid-19 cases as of Thursday evening, according to Johns Hopkins University.

33 countries are included in this region: Brazil, Peru, Chile, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Dominican Republic, Panama, Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Haiti, El Salvador, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Uruguay, Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Belize, Saint Lucia, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

The region has a combined total of 1,508,683 confirmed cases, according to JHU’s tally.