Brazil Reports Record 1,641 COVID-19 Deaths In 24 Hours

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Brazil on Tuesday registered a file 1,641 deaths from Covid-19 in 24 hours (File)


Brazil on Tuesday registered a file 1,641 deaths in 24 hours from Covid-19, well being authorities introduced, because the nation endures an additional worsening of the pandemic.

The nation of 212 million inhabitants has recorded a complete of 257,361 Covid-19 deaths, in response to the well being ministry, and has the second-highest nationwide demise rely after the United States.

Brazil continues to have a piecemeal response, with particular person cities and states setting their very own insurance policies within the face of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s repeated assaults on restrictive measures and face masks.

Several cities and states final week started imposing a brand new spherical of restrictions in a bid to keep away from overwhelming their already stretched hospitals.

The nation started vaccinating in mid-January, however is way off-pace to fulfill a authorities pledge of immunizing your complete inhabitants by the tip of the yr.

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