Thursday, 4 June 2020 10:17 WIB |
Brazil announced Tuesday that it has recorded another one-day record of coronavirus deaths.
The Health Ministry said it had confirmed another 1,262 COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total death toll to 31,199, with the number of total confirmed cases now at 555,383, second only to the United States, which has more than 1.8 million total cases.
Despite the escalating spread of the virus and the growing death toll, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to dismiss the severity of the outbreak as nothing more than œa little flu. He told supporters outside the presidential palace in Brasilia that he regrets each of the deaths, œbut that™s everyone™s destiny.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 6,395,327 around the world, with 380,580 deaths. More than 106,000 confirmed deaths have been recorded in the United States.
Source : VOA