Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Brazil’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by more than 19,000 over the past 24 hours, down from some 23,000 the day before, with over 600 deaths, the country’s health ministry said in a statement.
The case tally rose by 19,373 to 3,359,570, the ministry said. The death toll increased by 684 — up from 620 the day before — to 108,536.
More than 2.47 million have recovered from the disease in Brazil.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus a pandemic on March 11.According to the WHO, the global coronavirus death toll has surpassed 767,000, with the number of cases worldwide exceeding 21.5 million. (ANI/Sputnik)
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