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Coronavirus: Peru leads global mortality rate after adjusting death toll

Peru on Monday more than doubled its official coronavirus death toll, becoming the country with the highest Covid-19 mortality per capita anywhere in the world.The government said it had raised the count from 69,342 to 180,764 on the advice of a panel of health experts, which found there had been an undercount.With the adjustment, Peru now has the highest coronavirus mortality per capita of any country, with 5,484 deaths per million inhabitants, according to an AFP count.The country of about 33…

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