Coronavirus: countries worldwide hit with record Covid-19 deaths, new cases squib

Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set records this week for Covid-19 deaths and new coronavirus infections. The disease surged even in some countries that have kept the virus in check.Brazil this week became just the third country, after the US and Peru, to report a 24-hour tally of Covid-19 deaths that exceeded 4,000. India hit a peak of almost 127,000 new cases in 24 hours, and Iran set a new coronavirus infection record for the third…
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