Brazil’s COVID-19 deaths reach 108,536

Brazil’s COVID-19 deaths reach 108,536

SAO PAULO: Brazil registered 684 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 108,536, reported Xinhua news agency, quoting the Ministry of Health on Monday.

Meanwhile, 19,373 new cases were reported in the same period, bringing the total number of infections to 3,359,570.

Sao Paulo continues to be the epicentre of the disease in the country, with 702,665 cases and 26,899 deaths.

The state with the second-highest death toll is neighbouring Rio de Janeiro, which has registered 14,566 deaths and 194,651 cases.

Brazil is the country second hardest-hit by COVID-19 in the world, only after the United States.

–BERNAMA


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