Politics • American • Brazil
2020-06-11T22:36:01+00:00

Covid-19 death toll in Brazil reaches 40,000 with 800,000 confirmed infections

Covid-19 death toll in Brazil reaches 40,000 with 800,000 confirmed infections
Covid-19 testing in Brasilia, Brazil Credit: Roque de Sá/Agência Senado

Brazil's Health Ministry announced Thursday 1,239 new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 40,919. The country has now the highest daily average for Covid-19 deaths.

The number of infections rose to 802,824 after 30,412 new confirmed cases were reported on June 11.

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