BRASILIA | The death toll from torrential rains that have been falling since Tuesday in the region of Recife, capital of Pernambuco, in northeastern Brazil, has risen to at least 44 dead, the government announced on Sunday, adding that 56 people were dead. reported missing.
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“According to the updated information I have, we have registered 44 dead, 56 missing, 25 injured, 3,957 homeless and 533 displaced,” Regional Development Minister Daniel Ferreira told a press conference in Recife.