Brazil surpasses Italy, Spain as coronavirus cases surge in Latin America

Posted by on May 17, 2020 5:58 pm
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Brazil has now overtaken Spain and Italy in total confirmed coronavirus cases to become the world’s fourth hardest-hit country during the pandemic. Brazil’s Health Ministry announced 14,919 new confirmed cases on Saturday, bringing its total to 233,142 – fourth-most after the United States, Russia and the United Kingdom. Nationwide testing in Brazil lags far behind Europe, meaning the virus could be more widespread…