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Peru probes whether 27,253 coronavirus deaths uncounted

People play soccer in the Comas neighborhood, seen from the cemetery "Martires 19 de Julio," on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, Monday, July 6, 2020. Peruvian authorities and the Pan American Health Organization are investigating whether the country failed to classify just over 27,000 deaths as caused by the novel coronavirus, a figure that could more than double the country's official death toll from the disease. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

 

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