efe-epaSao Paulo

Brazil, one of the countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the world, registered 1,699 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, equivalent to one death every 50 seconds, the government reported Thursday.

According to the Health Ministry’s daily balance, fatalities have now risen to 260,970 since March 2020, when the first death was recorded in Sao Paulo. EFE-EPA