Colombia acted swiftly to lock down early and yet cases there keep on rising.
The country is now beginning to ease restrictions, although strict conditions have just been reimposed in parts of the capital Bogota.
It is taking its toll on many families who have been displaced by the decades-long guerrilla war, now living hand to mouth.
Our Latin America correspondent Guillermo Galdos reports. Filmed by Marcel Mettelsiefen and produced by Juan Camilo Cruz Orrego.