Brazil's COVID-19 death toll nears 40,000

Reuters

Posted at Jun 11 2020 07:06 AM

BRASILIA - Brazil registered 772,416 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, with 32,913 new infections in the last 24 hours, as the world's second worst outbreak after the United States continued to surge.

With another 1,274 fatalities, the death toll in Brazil has reached 39,680, the world's third highest after the United States and Britain.