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Brazil sees 132 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

26 May 2022, 11:18 GMT+10

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 (Xinhua) -- Brazil registered 132 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 666,037, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday.

A total of 9,787 new cases were reported in the period, bringing the total caseload to 30,846,602, according to the ministry.

Brazil has the world's second-highest COVID-19 death toll following the United States, and the third-largest caseload behind the United States and India.

Currently, the mortality rate of the virus in Brazil is 317 per 100,000 inhabitants, while the incidence rate is 14,679 per 100,000 inhabitants.

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