UPDATE - Number Of COVID-19 Cases In Brazil Rises By 36,473 To Over 21.28Mln - Ministry Of Health

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 23rd September, 2021) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 36,473 to 21,283,567 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said on late Wednesday.

According to the ministry, the death toll has risen by 876 to 592,316 people within the same period of time.

More than 20.29 million patients have recovered since the start of the outbreak.

A day earlier, the country confirmed 11,455 new coronavirus cases, with 485 fatalities.

Brazil comes second in terms of the death toll following the United States with more than 680,000 fatalities, and third in terms of the number of confirmed cases after the US and India.

The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 229.9 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 4.71 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.