RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data from the Ministry of Health on Thursday, May 7th, show that Brazil has recorded 610 new deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. It is the third consecutive day with more than 600 new deaths - 615 on the preceding day, the highest number to date, and 600 on Tuesday, May 5th.
This brings to 9,146 the number of confirmed novel coronavirus deaths in Brazil. The country has also recorded 9,888 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 and has a current total of 135,106.
On Wednesday, May 6th, Brazil surpassed Belgium . . .