May 19, 2020 / 10:33 PM / 5 days ago

Brazil records 1,179 coronavirus deaths, 271,628 confirmed cases - health ministry

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 19 (Reuters) - Brazil recorded a new daily record of 1,179 deaths from the new coronavirus on Tuesday, with a total of 17,971 total fatalities and 271,628 confirmed cases, the health ministry said.

Tuesday’s death toll was the first time Brazil has recorded more than 1,000 deaths in a day. (Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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