RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil reached 514,849 cases of the novel coronavirus, more than half a million people infected with the disease, with the addition of 16,409 new cases to the statistics during the previous 24 hours.
With 480 deaths recorded in the same 24 hour period, the official number of Covid-19 deaths now amounts to 29,314. The numbers were updated early Sunday evening, May 31st, by the Ministry of Health.
Of the total confirmed cases, 278,980 (54.2 percent) are under follow-up and 206,555 patients (40.1 percent) have recovered. There are . . .