Coronavirus: Brazil records 3,359,570 cases; death toll 108,536
Brazil's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by more than 19,000 over the past 24 hours, down from some 23,000 the day before, with over 600 deaths, the country's health ministry said in a statement.
The case tally rose by 19,373 to 3,359,570, the ministry said. The death toll increased by 684 -- up from 620 the day before -- to 108,536.
More than 2.47 million have recovered from the disease in Brazil.
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus a pandemic on March 11.
According to the WHO, the global coronavirus death toll has surpassed 767,000, with the number of cases worldwide exceeding 21.5 million.
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