Brasilia: The number of people, who have died of COVID-19 in Brazil, has increased by 3,001 to 401,186 within the past 24 hours, the national Health Ministry said.
The number of confirmed cases in the country has risen by 69,389 to 14,590,678 within the same period of time.
More than 13.15 million people have recovered since the start of the outbreak.
Brazil comes second in terms of the death toll from the coronavirus – following the United States – and third in terms of the number of confirmed cases, after the United States and India.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 149.93 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 3.15 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.