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Brazil reports 1,524 single-day Covid deaths, toll surpasses 200,000

Brazil's Covid-19 case tally is nearing 8 million, while the related death toll has topped 200,000, the Health Ministry said on Thursday

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Covid-19 patients lie on beds in a field hospital built inside a gym in Brazil

Brazil's COVID-19 case tally is nearing 8 million, while the related death toll has topped 200,000, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Over the past 24 hours, the South American country reported 1,524 coronavirus-related fatalities, taking the overall death toll to 200,498.

At the same time, confirmed 87,843 COVID-19 cases and the total reached 7,961,673.

To date, has registered over 7 million recoveries.

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First Published: Fri, January 08 2021. 07:11 IST