10/8/2021, 11:48 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Brazil becomes second to reach 600,000 COVID-19 deaths

Brazil's Health Ministry reported the nation surpassed the 600,000 COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, becoming the second country in the world, after the United States, to hit the tragic benchmark.

In total, the country recorded 21.5 million coronavirus cases since the beginning of the outbreak with 18,172 new positive-tested patients on Friday.

The day also added 615 additional fatalities, while the percentage of the population that received at least one dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine topped 70%.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / LH