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The number of deaths from coronavirus in Bolivia could be five times higher, according to The New York Times.

August 23, 2020

The American newspaper “The New York Times” reported after examining data from the civil register of Bolivia that the number of deaths from coronavirus in the country could be almost five times higher than officially known.

On the basis of the new mortality figures offered by the Bolivian authorities, he has assured that the real number of deaths is much higher than the official one, which would mean that the country has suffered “one of the worst epidemics in the world”.

“The extraordinary increase in population-adjusted mortality is more than double that of the US and much higher than Italy, Spain and the UK,” the media said in its analysis.

The number of deaths from coronavirus in Bolivia could be five times higher, according to The New York Times.The number of deaths from coronavirus in Bolivia could be five times higher, according to The New York Times.

According to him, about 20,000 more people died in the country than in previous years, a “huge” number for a country of 11 million people.

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