The country has approved two vaccines for use. It is scrambling to expand vaccinations as rapidly as Moderna and Pfizer can churn out doses. Moderna’s is for people 18 and older, Pfizer’s starts at age 16.
In India, the coronavirus death mounted to 146,111 while the total caseload reached 10,075,116.
Brazil's Covid-19 death toll reached 188,259 after 968 more patients died from the novel coronavirus disease, the country's ministry of health reported on Tuesday.
Tests detected 55,202 new daily cases of infection, raising the accumulated caseload to 7,318,821 with 6,354,972 recoveries.
Covid-19 cases were first reported in China in December last year.