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Brazil reports over 115,000 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours

In the space of 24 hours, Brazil has reported 115,228 new Covid-19 cases which is a new record for daily Covid-19 infections in Brazil.

Being the second worst-hit country during the pandemic, Brazil continues to deal with a third wave of the virus.

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The country’s death toll now stands at 507,109 after a further 2,393 deaths were reported yesterday.

A total of 18,169,881 confirmed cases have been reported in Brazil with some specialists describing the figure as an underestimate.

Brazil’s daily infections have been on the rise for over a month while the death rate has remained at around 2,000 per day since last week.

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President of the National Council of Health Secretaries Carlos Lula stated that the country is already in the third wave with the continual acceleration in the number of cases.

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