Brazil records over 1,100 Covid-19 deaths in past 24 hours



Brazil registered a new record in Covid-19 cases and more than 1,000 dead in a 24 hour period, according to official figures out on Thursday. The South American country has the world's second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases – 438,238 – after the United States. According to Health Ministry data, 26,417 new cases were confirmed in a 24 hour-period ending late on Thursday. In that same period, Brazil experienced its third highest number of virus deaths since the start of the pandemic: 1,156, bringing the total death toll to 26,754, the sixth highest in the world. Brazil overtakes Russia as world's 2nd coronavirus epicenter Brazil became the world No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus...

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