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Covid Brazil, infections are still increasing: almost 79 thousand in 24 hours

Byeditorial

Jun 2, 2021

The Covid-19 epidemic continues to run in Brazil. In the last 24 hours, 2,408 deaths and 78,926 new infections have been recorded, according to what the Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday. Since the confirmation of the first case, in February 2020, the South American country has already recorded 465,199 deaths and 16,624,480 infected. Today’s figures are almost three times those recorded the day before (860 deaths and 30,434 cases), but the authorities have repeatedly reiterated that the numbers are usually lower on weekends and Mondays due to a lack of staff to collect data, but it rises again on Tuesday. Data confirms Brazil, with a population of about 212 million, is the second country in the world with the highest number of deaths, behind the United States, and the third with the highest number of deaths. number of infections, after the North American nation and India.According to the bulletin released by the Ministry of Health, over 15 million people in the country have recovered from the coronavirus, equal to 90.6% of the total number of patients, while another 1,091,135 patients are kept under medical observation.