RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health authorities recorded 27,750 new Covid-19 cases and 729 deaths in the past 24 hours.
The cumulative deaths since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic have reached 148,957. By Wednesday, the total number of deaths reached 148,228. Another 2,346 are under investigation.
The information was provided by the Ministry of Health in its daily balance on Thursday evening, October 8th. The update is based on data submitted by the Health Secretariats.
The total number of Covid-19 cases since the start of the pandemic to date amount to 5,028 . . .