IOM South America: Regional Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan COVID-19 | February - December 2020

As of 21 May 2020, 4.8 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been reported globally. In South America, COVID-19 was first detected on 26 February 2020, when Brazil confirmed a case in São Paulo. By 3 April 2020, all countries and territories in South America had recorded at least one case. As of 21 May 2020, the total number of confirmed cases in South America is 491,499 of which 191,070 have already recovered. The total number of confirmed death cases is 25,504.