The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection in Brazil increased by more than 70 thousand per day, exceeding 2.5 million, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.
According to the Ministry of Health, doctors in Brazil have registered 69,074 new cases and 1,595 deaths in the past 24 hours. Earlier on Twitter of the Brazilian Ministry of Health, information appeared about the daily increase in infected people in 70 074 thousand. Later, the department adjusted this figure, reducing it by one thousand.
For the entire time of the spread of infection in Brazil, 2,552,265 cases of infection were detected, 90,134 patients with confirmed COVID-19 died. More than 1.7 million people have recovered.
On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 a pandemic.