by on May 25, 2020

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country's Health Ministry.

Brazil registered 807 deaths over the last 24 hours, whereas 620 died in the United States.


Campo de Esperanza cemetery workers bury a person who died from Covid-19 in Brasilia, Brazil, on May 21, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Brazil has the second worst outbreak in the world, with 374,898 cases, behind the U.S. with 1.637 million cases. Total deaths in the U.S. has reached 97,971, according to Reuters tally compared with Brazil at 23,473.

The United States is imposing a travel ban on Brazil as COVID-19 infections in the South American country surge. Meanwhile, European countries are relaxing measures ahead of the summer holidays.








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