Brazil’s daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States over the last two days.
The Brazilian health ministry said Tuesday that the country reported at least 1,039 deaths over the last 24 hours. At least 683 people died in the US during the same time period, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally of cases.
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Brazil reported at least 807 coronavirus deaths on Monday. The US had 498 deaths during the same period.
As of Tuesday night, at least 24,512 people have died in Brazil.
The Brazilian health ministry on Tuesday said there were at least 16,324 new cases of novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide total of cases to at least 391,222.