COVID-19: Brazil reports 756 deaths, 35,091 cases in 24h

The country’s total case tally now stands at 5.95 million

Published in 19/11/2020 - 11:07 By Jonas Valente - Brasília

In 24 hours, Brazil reported 756 new deaths from COVID-19 and 34,091 new cases of the disease. The figures can be found in the daily update released by the Health Ministry on Wednesday evening (Nov. 18).

Altogether, the amount of deaths as a result of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus has reached 167,455. There are 2,173 deaths under investigation.

The country’s total case tally now stands at 5,945,849. Also according to the official report, 388,531 patients are being monitored and 5,389,863 people have recovered from the illness.

States

The states with the highest death tolls are São Paulo (40,927), Rio de Janeiro (21,698), Minas Gerais (9,605), Ceará (9,461), and Pernambuco (8,873). Those with the least amount of deaths from the disease are Roraima, Acre (709), Amapá (783), Tocantins (1,411), and Rondônia (1,511).

Translation: Fabrício Ferreira -  Edition: Fábio Massalli / Nira Foster

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