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Fri May 22, 2020, 05:29 AM

Coronavirus latest: Brazil death toll crosses 20,000

Source: Deutsche Welle

Date 22.05.2020

Coronavirus latest: Brazil death toll crosses 20,000

Brazil's total number of cases crossed 300,000, significantly reducing the gap with Russia, which has the second-largest number of coronavirus cases in the world. Follow DW for the latest.

– Over 5 million confirmed infections recorded worldwide
– Brazil recorded over 300,000 cases of the virus, the third-most in the world
– Italy’s death toll may be significantly higher than official numbers, according to its social security agency

Updates in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC/GMT)


00:02 Brazil's death toll from the virus crossed the 20,000-mark with 1,188 deaths registered on Thursday. The country has the third-largest number of coronavirus cases in the world, after the United States and Russia.

With 310,087 confirmed cases, Brazil has recorded 20,047 deaths related to the coronavirus.


Read more: https://www.dw.com/en/coronavirus-latest-brazil-death-toll-crosses-20000/a-53527401

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Eugene Friday OP
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Fri May 22, 2020, 07:16 AM

1. That They Know Of

I'd bet the crowded exurban areas outside of Brazilia, or Rio are loaded with those dying in their homes.
Same with the packed, desperately poor slums in the big cities.
Their cases & deaths are likely much higher.

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