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Peru Workers Disinfect Public Buses

Public workers in Lima, Peru, clean and disinfect buses, part of the safety measures the government has taken to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, March 26.

The coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 respiratory disease, has infected at least 480 people in Peru and caused nine deaths.

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said on Thursday he would extend the country’s state of emergency for coronavirus until April 12.

The outbreak has now infected more than 450,000 people and killed more than 20,000 worldwide.


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