Brazil reports more than 1.6 million coronavirus cases

Brazil reports more than 1.6 million coronavirus cases
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  • calendar-gray 06 July 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Brazil increased by 26,051 in the past 24 hours to bring the total to 1,603,055, the national health ministry’s data published Sunday shows, APA reports citing TASS.

Over the past 24 hours, 602 coronavirus-related fatalities were recorded, while 64,867 total deaths are identified in Brazil, and more than 906,000 patients recovered from the virus.

The southeastern region of Brazil is the epicenter of the infection, which includes the states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Espirito Santo and Minas Gerais. There are more than 553,000 infections and 29,750 deaths recorded there. Brazil’s northeast remains the second most-affected region, as its nine states have almost 547,000 infections and 20,957 coronavirus-related fatalities.

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