Brazil surpasses U.S. in daily coronavirus death toll

A couple walks next to Leblon beach, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

Brazil registered 807 deaths over the last 24 hours, whereas 620 died in the United States.

Brazil has the second worst outbreak in the world, with 374,898 cases, behind the U.S. with 1.637 million cases. Total deaths in the U.S. has reached 97,971, according to NYK Daily tally compared with Brazil at 23,473.

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