RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday afternoon, June 19th, Brazil reached the mark of 1,009,699 confirmed Covid-19 cases, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to a survey by a media outlet consortium.
Since 8 PM on Thursday, Brazil recorded 26,017 confirmed Covid-19 cases. To date, 48,422 people have died from the disease in the country. There were 553 deaths in the last 14 hours.
The data are released by the State Health Secretariats, on which the consortium relies to produce the report. The media consortium includes mainstream news outlets UOL, O Estado . . .