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Brazil passes the half million mark for COVID-19 cases

Reuters | Updated: 01-06-2020 04:21 IST | Created: 01-06-2020 04:21 IST
Brazil passes the half million mark for COVID-19 cases

Brazil registered 16,409 new cases of novel coronavirus on Sunday, raising the total of infected cases to 514,849 in the second worst outbreak of COVID-19 in the world after the United Sates, the health ministry said.

It said there were 480 new deaths reported in the last 24 hours in Brazil, for a total death toll of 29,314, the fourth highest in the global pandemic after the United States, Britain and Italy.


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