Voice of America
Voice of America 6 Jun 2020

Navajo Nation Grapples with Insidious COVID-19


Pandemic has taken devastating toll on Native American community

The number of people hospitalized with coronavirus in California has soared in the last two weeks, an alarming sign of how rapidly COVID-19 is spreading and the intense pressure it's putting on the state's medical infrastructure.

CGTN's Ediz Tiyansan reports from Los Angeles.
Despite being the epicenter for COVID -19, some Latin America nations are partially reopening.
Open air-markets in Lima reopened Wednesday after 100 days of lockdown in Peru.
In Brazil, Rio de Janeiro opened shops and beauty stores on Monday.
Mexico is reopening in stages. Some hotels and restaurants are welcoming customers.
Despite a new daily record of COVID-19 cases, people in Mexico City were trying to go back to normal life.
People are getting their temperature checked before entering malls.
And using hand sanitizer when entering a store.
Shoppers wear face masks while browsing clothing racks and sitting at restaurants in a mall.
Dr. Michael Warner, medical director of critical care at Michael Garron Hospital, flags holes in Ontario's COVID-19 contact tracing regime. Warner says "we need lofty goals. Mediocrity is not acceptable."


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