Brazil's COVID-19 case tally tops 8 million

Brazil's COVID-19 case tally tops 8 million
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  • calendar-gray 09 January 2021

The number of registered coronavirus cases in Brazil has topped 8 million, the country's Health Ministry said in a statement, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The case tally stands at 8,013,708, an increase of 52,035 in the past 24 hours.

The country's COVID-19 death toll amounts to 201,460, a rise by 962 in the past day. More than 7 million people have recovered.

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, 2020.

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