Brazil registers over 127,000 Coronavirus deaths

A man walks near signs indicating social distancing at the entrance of the Sao Sebastiao Cathedral, before a mass, after the reopening of churches, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Brazilian government said on Tuesday the country’s Covid-19 death toll surpassed 127,000 after registering 504 more deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 127,464.

Additionally, 14,279 new Covid-19 cases were reported, bringing the national count to 4,162,073 cases, Xinhua reported.

Sao Paulo, the most populous and hardest-hit state in the country, has reported 858,783 cases and 31,430 deaths, followed by Rio de Janeiro, with 233,373 cases and 16,646 deaths.

Brazil has the highest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in Latin America.

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