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‘Catastrophe’ as Brazil hits record-high daily COVID deaths

Al Jazeera, 03 Mar 2021
Brazil on Tuesday posted its highest number of deaths from COVID-19 in a single day as political infighting exacerbated the country’s health crisis and the pace of its vaccination roll-out faltered.
ome 1,641 people died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to Health Ministry data, surpassing the previous single-day high of 1,595 deaths recorded in late July 2020.

Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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