MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 05th July, 2020) Brazil registered nearly 38,000 new coronavirus cases and more than a thousand new deaths from COVID-19 over a 24-hour period, the country’s Health Ministry reports.
In the past 24 hours, Brazil registered 37,923 new coronavirus cases and 1,091 new deaths from COVID-19, according to the health ministry’s Saturday data.
Overall, Brazil has 1,577,004 confirmed coronavirus cases and a total of 64,265 COVID-19 fatalities.
Thus Brazil has seen a weekly rise of around 7,000 COVID-19 fatalities, which is the same increase as that of the previous seven-day period.
Brazil has the second-highest coronavirus death toll, it is surpassed only by the United States, which has registered over 129,600 COVID-19 fatalities, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University.