Brazil Health Ministry said on Monday that the country registered 7,446 new COVID-19 cases and 183 new deaths in the past 24 hours.

Iran PressAmerica: The South American country has now registered 21,651,910 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 603,465, according to ministry data, in the world's third-worst outbreak outside the United States and India and its second-deadliest.

As vaccination advances, the rolling 14-day average of COVID deaths has fallen to just 380 a day, compared to the toll of almost 3,000 a day at the peak of the pandemic.

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