RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a new record, Brazil registered 217 deaths from the novel coronavirus in 24 hours. As a result, the number of deaths by Covid-19 rose to 2,141 on Friday, April 17th, according to data released by the Ministry of Health.
On the same day, the country also reached the highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in a single day, with 3,257 new records of people infected between Thursday and Friday.
In total, the Ministry of Health reports that 33,682 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus to date. The mortality . . .