A number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Brazil increased by 13,155 over the past 24 hours totaling the figure of more than 4,745,460, according to data from the country’s Health Ministry published late on Monday, APA reports quoting TASS.
The ministry said in its daily bulletin that a total of 4,084,182 patients - or almost 85% of all reported cases - have recovered by now. The number of active cases currently stands at 519,224.
The death toll caused by COVID-19 increased by 317 people in the past 24 hours amounting to a total number of 142,058. The country’s statistics show that there are currently 22,582 of infected patients and 676 of deaths from the coronavirus per one million of Brazilian citizens.