Brazil reports 1,386 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours
BRASILIA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Brazil had 62,715 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 1,386 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
The South American country has now registered 10,257,875 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 248,529, according to ministry data, in the world's third worst outbreak outside the United States and India and its second-deadliest. (Reporting by Anthony Boadle; Editing by Leslie Adler)
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