Brazil’s COVID-19 deaths near 235,000
A total of 1,330 people died from COVID-19 in Brazil over the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll in the country to 234,850, the Health Ministry reported Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
In the same period, 59,602 new COVID-19 infections were registered, taking the tally to 9,659,167 cases.
So far, Brazil has the world's second highest COVID-19 death toll after the United States and the third largest caseload following the United States and India.
The South American country has vaccinated more than 4 million people since Jan. 17.