Sumary of North and Central America are driving a hemispheric coronavirus surge, the W.H.O. says.:
- And with new cases in the United States reaching levels not seen since January, Dr. Etienne said, “hospital capacity in many Southern U.S. states remains worryingly low.
- ”Several Central American countries are also experiencing infection surges, including Costa Rica, Guatemala and Belize.
- The spread of the virus has slowed somewhat in the Caribbean, but there are exceptions, including Jamaica, where new case reports are at their highest of the pandemic.
- ”Dr. Aldighieri said a number of factors could be at work in South America, including strict social distancing measures and reduced mobility in some countries.