Brazil Counts 4,543 Deaths and 66,501 Confirmed Covid-19 Cases (April 27th)

Rio de Janeiro records almost 8,000 infections, second to São Paulo with over 21,000.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil reports 66,501 confirmed cases and 4,543 deaths from coronavirus, according to data from the Ministry of Health released on Monday, April 27th. In one day, the list of infections increased by 4,613, the second-highest since the pandemic reached the country.

In 24 hours, another 338 deaths were counted. The disease's mortality rate stands at 6.8 percent.

The recent increase in the number of infections is related to increased testing of the population. São Paulo, which had up to ten thousand tests awaiting results, managed to clear the backlog . . .

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