RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has reached 4.9 million cumulative cases of infection by the novel coronavirus. In the past 24 hours, there have been 26,310 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, totaling 4,906,833. Up to Friday, the total number of pandemic cases stood at 4,880,523.
There are still 512,272 cases under follow-up and another 4,248,574 people have recovered from the disease. The data are from the Ministry of Health's bulletin, released on Friday evening, October 3rd. The body consolidates the data sent daily by the state Health Secretariats throughout . . .