SAO PAULO, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazil on Thursday reported 3,560 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising its pandemic death toll to 365,444.
According to the Ministry of Health, during the same period, tests detected 73,174 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 13,746,681.
The state of Sao Paulo, the most populous in Brazil, has been the most affected by the pandemic, recording 2,704,098 cases and 86,535 deaths.
Brazil has been experiencing a new wave of cases since January, and many states in the country have reported an overloading of their healthcare systems.
Brazil has the world's second-largest pandemic death toll only after the United States.