MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 25th November, 2021) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 12,930 to 22,043,112 within the past 24 hours, the national Ministry of Health said on late Wednesday.
According to the ministry, the death toll has risen by 273 to 613,339 people within the same period of time.
More than 21.26 million patients have recovered since the start of the outbreak.
A day earlier, the country confirmed 10,312 new cases, with 284 fatalities.
Brazil comes second in terms of the death toll following the United States with more than 775,000 fatalities, and third in terms of the number of confirmed cases after the US and India.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 259.32 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 5.17 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.