Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil surpasses 7 million

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Brasilia [Brazil], December 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 70,574 to 7,040,608 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said on late Wednesday.

The death toll has risen by 936 to 183,735 people within the same period of time. The number of recovered patients has exceeded 6.1 million.

A day earlier, Brazil reported 42,889 new cases of the coronavirus disease and 964 new fatalities. (ANI/Sputnik)