Brazil's COVID-19 deaths reach 108,536
The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. SAO PAULO-Brazil registered 684 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 108,536, the Ministry of Health announced on Monday.
Meanwhile, 19,373 new cases were reported in the same period, bringing the total number of infections to 3,359,570. Sao Paulo continues to be the epicenter of the disease in the country, with 702,665 cases and 26,899 deaths.
RABAT-Morocco registered 1,069 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, raising the tally of infections in the North African country to 43,558, the health ministry said. The total recoveries increased by 597 to 29,941, while the death toll rose to 681 after 23 new fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, said Mouad Mrabet, coordinator of the Moroccan Center for Public Health Operations at the Ministry of Health, in a press briefing.
BEIRUT- Lebanon's number of COVID-19 infections increased on Monday by 456 to 9,337 while the death toll went up by two to 105, the Health Ministry reported.
Minister Mohammad Fahmi said Monday that the virus has been spreading and the control is difficult for the moment while adding that governors in each city will supervise the measures taken by citizens to restrict the spread of the virus.
TEHRAN-Iran reported on Monday 2,247 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, raising the total number in the country to 345,450, official IRNA news agency reported. Sima Sadat Lari, spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education, said during her daily update that 1,255 of the new cases have been hospitalized.