The United States and Brazil are ranked first and second in this indicator, respectively.
The number of deaths from coronavirus in Latin America exceeded that in North America for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.
According to Reuters, by Monday, at least 144,680 deaths had been reported in Latin America, while in North America, which includes the United States and Canada, there were 143,847.
The data is based on official statistics.
The United States ranks first in the world in the number of deaths (135055), with Brazil in second place (72100).
Mexico and Peru are among the top ten countries for the number of fatalities. More than 5,000 deaths have been reported in Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador.