Brazil has recorded 78,886 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 2,165 fatalities from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said.

Iran Press/America: That raised the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Latin America's largest country to almost 15.1 million and the official death toll to 419,114.

Brazil expects to sign a new deal next week with Pfizer Inc, an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation, for 100 million more virus vaccine doses, a Health Ministry official said, which would double the US drugmaker's delivery to the Latin American country this year.


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