El Salvador delays next steps in reopening economy as COVID-19 cases rise

El Salvador delays next steps in reopening economy as COVID-19 cases rise

El Salvador delays next steps in reopening economy as COVID-19 cases riseEl Salvador's presidential office on Sunday postponed the second phase of the economy's reopening by two weeks, citing a still-rising number of coronavirus infections. President Nayib Bukele has imposed some of the toughest measures in the Americas against the pandemic, which has caused 217 deaths and 7,777 infections in the Central American country.