BUENOS AIRES (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 04th July, 2020) The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil has increased within the past 24 hours by 42,223 to 1,539,081, the national Ministry of Health said on late Friday.
The death toll has increased by 1,290 to 63,174 people within the same period of time.
Over 868,000 have recovered since the start of the outbreak, the ministry added.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. To date, more than 10.9 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 523,000 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.