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Brazil's daily Covid-19 death toll tops 2,000 for first time

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Brazil registered a record 2,286 deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said Wednesday, as a worrying surge pushed the figure past 2,000 for the first time. The South American country of 212 million people, which has the world's second-highest death toll in the pandemic, is struggling to deal with a crush of cases that has pushed many hospitals close to the breaking point.

Added on the 11/03/2021 15:47:06 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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