Brazil reports 868 more Covid-19 deaths – Times of India
As many as 34,339 new cases were detected, taking the total caseload to 19,342,448, the ministry said.
Brazil currently has the world’s second-highest pandemic death toll after the United States, and the third-largest caseload, after the United States and India.
The South American country, which is experiencing a new wave of infections with hospitals overwhelmed by patients, has a mortality rate of about 257.6 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, said the ministry.
Some 120 million people in Brazil have received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, and over 33.2 million people have been fully vaccinated