Brazil sets new daily COVID-19 death record as hospital supplies run low

Brazil sets new daily COVID-19 death record as hospital supplies run low

Today·2021-04-09 08:00

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil on Thursday set a new record of 4,249 coronavirus deaths in a day, as overwhelmed hospitals run low on supplies and the country nears record levels of deaths seen in the United States.

The single-day record from the worst of the U.S. outbreak was 4,405 deaths registered on Jan. 20, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While cases there wane as immunizations ramp up, Brazil's outbreak is spiraling out of control, with vaccines in short supply and the president fighting lockdowns.

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