Brazil Tops 4,000 Daily COVID-19 Deaths, Nears U.S. Peak

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A coffin is buried at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, late last month. Brazil has been experiencing record numbers of coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths in recent weeks.

With less than two-thirds the population of the U.S., Brazil logged nearly 4,200 deaths on Tuesday amid reports that hospital ICUs are being overwhelmed by the surge in coronavirus cases.

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