Data shows that a recent spike in coronavirus cases in Latin America has made it the most infected region in the world.
The rising number of cases make Latin America the region most impacted by the pandemic globally due to the steady rise infections in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Argentina.
The region accounted for 26.83 percent of worldwide cases.
Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Chile ranked among the top 10 countries that have been hit the hardest by the ravaging coronavirus that has sickened 16,296,635 throughout the world.
At least 183,533 people have died of coronavirus in the region. Overall, the virus has killed 649,662 people worldwide.