Coronavirus-related cases and deaths across Latin America are rising faster than anywhere in the world.
Mexico: The country reported 2,999 coronavirus cases Monday, bringing its total to 120,102, according to the health ministry. The death toll rose to 14,053, up 354 from Sunday's total.
Peru: The health ministry recorded 3,181 new cases Monday, bringing the country's total to 199,696. Peru also recorded 106 new fatalities, bringing the death toll to 5,571.
Brazil: The health ministry reported 15,654 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the country's total to 707,412. Brazil also confirmed 679 new Covid-19 deaths Monday, bringing the country's total deaths to 37,134. Brazil has recorded the second highest number of cases worldwide, behind the United States.
Biggest spike in worldwide cases: Sunday marked the most Covid-19 cases reported to the World Health Organization in a single day so far during the coronavirus pandemic, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a media briefing in Geneva on Monday.
"Yesterday, more than 136,000 cases were reported -- the most in a single day so far," Tedros said. "Almost 75% of yesterday’s cases come from 10 countries, mostly in the Americas and South Asia."