Brazil COVID-19 Death Toll Rises

Nearly 50,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, making the country the world’s Number 2 hotspot, with 1,022 fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to the country’s health ministry.

Brazil confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus on February 26 and passed 1 million cases on Friday.

Meanwhile, the U.S. maintains the number one spot with a total of 2,215,618 cases and 32,218 new cases. The nation’s death count has moved to 119,055.

According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, more than 463,000 people have died as a result of the new coronavirus.

At least 8.75 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus around the world, and more than 4.2 million have recovered.

Readers Bureau, Contributor

Edited by Jesus Chan

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