RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil registered 1,111 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest daily count fatalities since Oct. 3, when 1,307 people died, the Health Ministry said Tuesday, December 29th.
The death toll from COVID-19 nationwide has thus amounted to 192,681.
Meanwhile, 58,718 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours, the highest daily tally since Dec. 17, bringing the nationwide caseload to 7,563,551.
The South American country has the third-largest COVID-19 outbreak in the world, after the United States and India, and the second . . .