Brazil confirms over 23,000 new COVID-19 cases, 600 deaths

Brasilia [Brazil], August 17 (ANI/Sputnik): More than 23,000 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Brazil in the past 24 hours, while the death toll increased by over 600 in that period, according to the latest data from the Health Ministry.

Brazil now has a total of 3,340,197 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 23,101 new cases having been registered in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said. Over the same period, 620 new deaths were confirmed, bringing the country’s total death toll up to 107,852.

Earlier, Brazil reported 41,576 new COVID-19 cases and 709 new coronavirus-related deaths.

Over 2.43 million people have recovered from COVID-19 in Brazil since the start of the epidemic in the country, according to the health ministry. (ANI/Sputnik)

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