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World Brazil coronavirus cases top 3.4 million, death toll nears 110,000

00:52  19 august  2020
00:52  19 august  2020 Source:   reuters.com

Brazil Marks Grim Covid Milestone With 3 Million Confirmed Cases

  Brazil Marks Grim Covid Milestone With 3 Million Confirmed Cases Brazil topped 3 million coronavirus infections as the disease flares up in parts of the country it had spared, spreading misery from the beaches of Bahia to the soybean fields of the vast interior. The milestone comes less than a month after Brazil hit the 2 million-case mark and as the disease sweeps into more remote regions were access to health care was precarious even before the pandemic. So even as the virus recedes in some of the locations where it first hit -- richer, densely populated urban centers like Sao Paulo -- the country’s curve has yet to flatten.

Brazil Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases , deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases , recoveries, trends and timeline. Coronavirus Cases : 3,278,895. Deaths

For total cases and deaths : The map shows the known locations of coronavirus cases by region. Brazil ’s government in early June removed comprehensive numbers on coronavirus cases and deaths from the Health Ministry’s website, claiming without offering evidence that state officials had

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil reported 47,784 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 1,352 deaths from the disease caused by the virus in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

a man standing in front of a building: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro © Reuters/RICARDO MORAES Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil has now registered 3,407,354 cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 109,888, according to ministry data, marking the world's worst coronavirus outbreak after the United States.

(Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Writing by Jamie McGeever; Editing by Chris Reese)

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