Brazil has set an unwelcome COVID-19 record, with over 100,000 new coronavirus cases recorded across the nation over the past 24 hours.
Specifically, the country recorded 100,158 cases and 2777 COVID-19-related deaths — just one day after surpassing 300,000 total fatalities from the pandemic.
This is one of the highest COVID-19 death tolls across the globe, second only to the United States, which has recorded over 550,000 COVID-19-related deaths in total.
The record daily outbreak has placed more pressure on Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, who has come under fire for the country’s patchy vaccine rollout and lack of national health coordination. Read more…..
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