The number of deaths from coronavirus-related complications in Peru is nearly three times the figure indicated by the Lima government in its previous official bulletin. These are 180,764 deaths attributable to Covid-19 compared to the previous official figure of 69,342 deaths. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, Peru now has the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world compared to the population, or 500 per 100 thousand people, surpassing Hungary which has 300 deaths per 100 thousand inhabitants. The new data follows a review that covered the period between March 1, 2020 and March 22, 2021, said Marushka Chocobar, president of the working group tasked with shedding light on the real spread of the pandemic in Peru by applying ” technical criteria ”. ‘. “We think it is our duty to make this updated information public,” Prime Minister Violeta Bermudez said at a press conference.