Moscow: The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease in Brazil has increased by 44,571, to 1,713,160, the country’s Health Ministry said.
The death toll has gone up by 1,223, to 67,964, the ministry said.
A total of 1,020,901 people have recovered from the disease, according to the ministry.
In line with Johns Hopkins University’s data, the number of recoveries in Brazil stands at 1,117,029.
Brazil is currently in second place globally in terms of the number of coronavirus cases and death toll.
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus a pandemic on March 11.
According to the WHO, the global coronavirus death toll has surpassed 539,000 people, with the number of cases worldwide exceeding 11.6 million.