Brazil's Covid-19 death toll surpasses 200,000

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Moscow [Russia], January 8 (ANI/Sputnik): Brazil's COVID-19 case tally is nearing 8 million, while the related death toll has topped 200,000, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Over the past 24 hours, the South American country reported 1,524 coronavirus-related fatalities, taking the overall death toll to 200,498.

At the same time, Brazil confirmed 87,843 COVID-19 cases and the total reached 7,961,673.

To date, Brazil has registered over 7 million recoveries. (ANI/Sputnik)