Meanwhile, 77,359 new COVID-19 cases were detected, bringing the accumulated caseload to 14,856,888.
Brazil now has the world's second-highest COVID-19 death toll, after the United States, and the third-largest outbreak, behind the United States and India.
According to the health ministry, Brazil now has a rate of 196 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants and 7,070 cases of infection per 100,000 inhabitants.
Sao Paulo, the country's most populous state, is the hardest-hit, with 98,021 deaths and 2,941,980 infections, followed by Rio de Janeiro, with 45,232 deaths and 753,732 cases.
According to a consortium of media outlets, Brazil had vaccinated 48.5 million people against COVID-19 as of Monday.
The country's first case was detected on Feb. 26, 2020.