Brazil, the current global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, surpassed India in the number of infections and became the second country with the most cases of the disease in the world, surpassed only by the United States.
The Latin American giant, which is also the second in number of deaths from coronavirus in the world, also after the United States, registered 85,663 new infections on Friday, the second highest number of daily cases since the beginning of the pandemic, which accumulated 11 ′ 363,380 infected.
With that number Brazil It had already surpassed India in the number of infected until Friday, since the Asian country then counted 11’308,846 cases, but the Indian Government already disclosed its total of new cases this Saturday (24,882), with what its accumulated until today ( 11′333,728) was also below the Brazilian.
According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, the United States remains the first country in the number of COVID-19 infections in the world, with 29.35 million cases, now followed by Brazil (11.36 million), India (11.33 million), Russia (4.33 million), United Kingdom (4.26 million), France (4.07 million) and Spain (3.18 million).
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