(Reuters) – Brazil registered on Friday 756 new deaths from Covid-19, which brings the total number of fatal victims of the disease in the country to 582,670, informed the Ministry of Health.
There were also 25,565 new cases of coronaviruses, with the total number of infections in the country advancing to 20,856,060, added the folder.
In absolute terms, Brazil is the second country with the highest number of deaths from the disease, behind only the United States, and the third in case count, below the USA and India.
The country, however, has seen a reduction in pandemic numbers in recent weeks as it advances in its vaccination campaign against Covid-19.
(By Pedro Fonseca, in Rio de Janeiro)
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