FILE PHOTO: Physiotherapist Ana Carolina Xavier of FamilyCare, a group specialising in mobile physiotherapy care, and who likewise operates at the ICU of Lagoa-Barra field health center for COVID-19 patients, is treated by an associate with the Brazilian physiotherapy approach called RTA (Re-Balancing Thoracic-Abdominal), after being detected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at her home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 25,2020 REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil reported 53,139 brand-new cases of the novel coronavirus and 1,237 deaths from the disease brought on by the infection in the past 24 hours, the health ministry stated on Thursday.
Brazil has actually registered 2,912,212 verified cases of the infection because the pandemic started, while the official death toll from COVID-19 has increased to 98,493, according to ministry information. It is the world’s worst coronavirus outbreak after the United States.
Reporting by Anthony Boadle; modifying by Diane Craft