More than 300 journalists in Latin America have died from COVID-19

"More than 600 journalists died of Covid-19 in 59 countries in ten months in 2020, that is to say 60 per month, or two per day on average, announced Tuesday in Geneva the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC).


Of the 602 journalists who have died from Covid-19 since March 1, 2020, Latin America leads with more than half of the victims, or 303 deaths.


Peru remains the country with the heaviest death toll, with 93 media workers who have died from the coronavirus since March (according to the Peruvian National Association of Journalists)."


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