Coronavirus arrived late in Latin America with Brazil being the first to report a case on February 25, 2020. At this current time, the country has reported more than 370,000 cases of the virus. Brazil has one of the highest levels of cases and deaths in the region, though President Bolsonaro has been reluctant to take aggressive measures. Many countries within the region are particularly vulnerable to the disease due to weak healthcare systems and preparedness, one such example is Ecuador.
To further understand the region and the impact of COVID-19 our team has analyzed data on a variety of topics and themes and written blog posts about them. Here is a roundup of those articles:
Guayaquil, Guayas – Ecuador In Pictures
By Daniela Rubio
Premise Data Looks At COVID-19 In Latin America
By Theo Reuter and Saleel Huprikar
Women With Children Among Those Most Impacted By COVID-19 Economic Crisis: Evidence From Premise Data In Latin America
By Beatriz A. Miranda, Sofia MacGregor and Daniela Rubio