Buenos Aires, May 5: With the increase of 4,075 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease in the past 24 hours, 105,222 people were infected with the virus, Brazil's Health Ministry said. The death toll also rose by 263 to 7,228, it said. The ministry said that 45,815 people had recovered from COVID-19. The novel coronavirus has affected nearly 215 countries till date.
The World Health Organisation on March 11 declared the outbreak of the new coronavirus a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 3,435,000 cases of COVID-19 have been registered in the world, and over 239,000 people have died from the disease. (UNI)