Latin America Coronavirus Cases Rises To 17

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A young Colombian with a mouthguard crosses the border from Colombia to Ecuador. As a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, the Ecuadorian Ministry of Health is conducting health checks at the border with Colombia. (Photo by Juan Diego Montenegro/picture alliance via Getty Images)

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. 4, 2020: The number of coronavirus cases there has reached 17.

Ecuador has reported the most confirmed cases with 6 while Mexico has confirmed five cases.

Chile has reported three cases and Brazil has reported two cases while Argentina has one each.

Globally, more than 3,000 people have died from COVID-19 while more than 93,000 infections have been confirmed in dozens of countries, according to the World Health Organization.