Brazil’s total Covid-19 cases surpass 330,000 as WHO calls South America “a new epicenter”

France 24 | May 23, 2020 at 5:18 AM
  • The South American country has now registered 330,890 infections and 21,048 deaths from the new coronavirus, though experts say under-testing means the real figures may be 15 times higher or more.
  • Brazil’s death toll rose by 1,001 in 24 hours, the third time in four days it has come in over 1,000.
  • Russia has registered 326,488 cases and 3,200 deaths.