Brazil registered a single-day record of one lakh fifteen thousand two hundred twenty-eight new confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. The Health Ministry said yesterday that as its outbreak shows new signs of acceleration despite long-delayed vaccination efforts finally gaining steam.
Brazil has recorded the world’s highest Covid-19 death toll outside the United States, with more than half a million lives lost, according to the Health ministry’s official tally. Brazil marked the milestone of Five lakh Covid-19 deaths over the weekend. According to Health Ministry data 12 per cent of Brazilians are fully immunized.