WORLD Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 295,000

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Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 295,000

Xinhua

13:27, March 23, 2021

A senior citizen receives a dose of Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccine in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 22, 2021. Brazil on Monday said 1,383 more people died from the novel coronavirus disease in the previous 24 hours, raising the national death toll to 295,425. According to the Ministry of Health, tests detected 49,293 new cases, bringing the nationwide count to 12,047,526. Brazil is one of the countries hardest hit by the virus worldwide in terms of both deaths and cases, second only to the United States. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

(210323) -- SAO PAULO, March 23, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Passengers wearing face masks are seen in a subway car in Sao Paulo, Brazil on March 22, 2021. Brazil on Monday said 1,383 more people died from the novel coronavirus disease in the previous 24 hours, raising the national death toll to 295,425. According to the Ministry of Health, tests detected 49,293 new cases, bringing the nationwide count to 12,047,526. Brazil is one of the countries hardest hit by the virus worldwide in terms of both deaths and cases, second only to the United States. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

(210323) -- SAO PAULO, March 23, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Passengers wearing face masks disembark from a subway car in Sao Paulo, Brazil on March 22, 2021. Brazil on Monday said 1,383 more people died from the novel coronavirus disease in the previous 24 hours, raising the national death toll to 295,425. According to the Ministry of Health, tests detected 49,293 new cases, bringing the nationwide count to 12,047,526. Brazil is one of the countries hardest hit by the virus worldwide in terms of both deaths and cases, second only to the United States. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)

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