Brazil reports over 130,000 deaths from COVID-19
Source: Xinhua Published: 2020/9/12 13:37:53
The Brazilian government said Friday the country's COVID-19 death toll surpassed 130,000 after registering 874 more deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 130,396.
Additionally, 43,718 new COVID-19 cases were reported, bringing the national count to 4,282,164 cases.
Sao Paulo, the most populous and hardest-hit state in the country, has reported 882,809 cases and 32,338 deaths, followed by Rio de Janeiro, with 240,453 cases and 16,883 deaths.
Brazil has the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Latin America.
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