In 24 days, Brazil has already experienced its deadliest month in the epidemic

In 24 days, Brazil has already experienced its deadliest month in the epidemic

a Brazil It accounted for 3,076 more deaths for each Covid-19 It was reported on Saturday (24), according to the National Council of Health Secretaries (Konas), and it has surpassed the monthly record of deaths since the start of the recorded epidemic last March.

Graves open at Villa Formosa Cemetery in São Paulo, in a file photo

Photo: ANSA / ANSA – Brazil

In 24 days, in April, it had already accumulated 67,977 deaths, surpassing 66,573 of the 31 days of last month.

Given the start of the epidemic, only 11 countries around the world have more deaths than recorded before Brazil Only in April – with six days left until the end of the month.

They are, according to Johns Hopkins University: United States of America (571.812), Mexico (214.504), India (189.544), United kingdom (127.670), Italy (119.021), Russia (106.108), France (102.872), Germany (81,542), Spain (77.591), Colombia (70.446) H. will (69.120).

a Brazil It now represents 389,492 deaths since the start of the epidemic, and is second only to the United States in terms of absolute numbers. In relative indicators, according to Johns Hopkins, the country ranks 14th in the worst marks in the world (185 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants).

Countries with higher death rates than those in Brazil They are mostly from Eastern Europe, in addition to small ones San MarinoGive BelgiumGive Italy Its doing United kingdom.

Also according to Konas, the Brazil Also, 71,137 cases were reported on Saturday, bringing the total number of people already infected to 14,308,215.

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This Saturday, the 24th, Brazil recorded 2,986 more deaths and 69,302 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. The moving average death from disease, which takes into account the total for the past seven days and eliminates distortions between workdays and weekends, was 2531, slightly higher than that recorded last Friday according to data from the Press Association. Formed by Estadão, G1, O Globo, Extra, Folha and UOL in partnership with 27 state health departments, on the balance sheet released at 8 pm. The increase in the moving average, although not large, interrupts the sequence of six consecutive days of losses.

With data on Saturday, Brazil has reached a total of 389,609 lives and 1,4307412 cases of Covid-19 virus since the beginning of the epidemic, remaining the second country in the world with the highest number of deaths from the disease, after only the United States. States. According to the Ministry of Health, 12,766,772 people have already recovered from COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health reported that 71,137 new cases and 3,076 other deaths due to COVID-19 were reported on Saturday in the past 24 hours. In total, according to the volume, there are 14,308,215 infected and 389,492 deaths. The numbers differ from those collected by the Media Association mainly due to when the data were collected.

The balance of deaths and cases is the result of a partnership between the six media outlets that, since June 8, have begun working in a collaborative manner to collect the necessary information in the 26 states and the Federal District. The unprecedented initiative is a response to the Bolsonaro government’s decision to restrict access to data related to the pandemic, but it was kept after government records continued to be released.

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