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Number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil rises by 57,736 to over 19.2Mln – Ministry of Health

Moscow: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 57,736 to 19,209,729 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said on late Wednesday.

According to the ministry, the death toll has risen by 1,556 to 537,394 people within the same period of time.

More than 17.85 million patients have recovered since the start of the outbreak.

A day earlier, the country confirmed record 45,022 new coronavirus cases, with 1,605 fatalities.

Brazil comes second in terms of the death toll following the United States with more than 608,000 fatalities, and third in terms of the number of confirmed cases after the US and India.

The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 188.14 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 4.05 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.


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