RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil recorded 18,999 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, along with 578 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
Brazil has registered more than 19.7 million cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 550,502, according to ministry data.
According to official data, the number of fatalities recorded today is the lowest since January 18, when 452 deaths from the virus were reported, while the number of Covid-19 cases reported today is only slightly higher than the 17,340 . . .