107435 cases of confirmed novel coronavirus pneumonia in Bolivia

Novel coronavirus pneumonia was diagnosed in 107435 cases in Bolivia on the afternoon of August 22nd, according to the data released by the Ministry of health in

, and 4366 cases died. Novel coronavirus pneumonia,

, recently analyzed the death data registered by civil authorities in Bolivia in recent months. The number of deaths due to the new crown disease should be 5 times the official figures. Bolivia may be one of the countries with the most severe global new crown pneumonia epidemic. According to the report, the death toll registered in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, in July was five times higher than that in the same period last year, which is equivalent to the worst period of the epidemic in Madrid, Spain. As a country with only 11 million people, the number of deaths registered in Bolivia since June has increased by more than 20000 over the same period last year. Due to the lack of virus testing, there may be a large number of deaths not included in the confirmed cases. Analysts pointed out that Bolivia’s difficulties in coping with the epidemic come from many aspects, including the limited governance capacity of the interim government, as well as the lack of material supply caused by demonstrations and road blockade caused by the postponement of the general election. Bolivia’s Ministry of health predicted that the country’s epidemic may peak in September this year.