The Health Ministry registered 2,915 confirmed Covid-19 infections in the country, and 78 deaths. The fatality rate in Brazil is 2.7 percent, and 194 people are hospitalized in intensive care.
The Health Ministry launched a platform for monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic (click here to access, in Portuguese).
The ministry also announced that it will procure an additional 200 million protective masks. Up to now, 45 million have already been purchased