Brazil registers 869 new deaths by covid-19 in 24 hours

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28,378 new cases of the disease were also reported, with the total number of confirmed infections in the country reaching 4,717,991.

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This Saturday Brazil registered 869 new deaths due to Covid-19, which brings the total number of deaths from the disease in the country to 141,406, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

28,378 new cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus were also reported, with the total of confirmed infections in the country reaching 4,717,991.




Burial of elderly woman who died with suspicion of Covid-19, in a cemetery in São Paulo 08/06/2020 REUTERS / Amanda Perobelli

Burial of elderly woman who died with suspicion of Covid-19, in a cemetery in São Paulo 08/06/2020 REUTERS / Amanda Perobelli

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Brazil is the second country with the highest number of deaths by Covid-19 in the world, behind only the United States, and the third in number of cases, below the USA and India.

Brazilian state most affected by Covid-19, São Paulo reached 970,888 cases and 35,063 deaths, but local authorities said on Friday that at the moment there is no concern about a possible second wave of the disease, as has been seen in some European countries. .

According to the Ministry of Health, the second state with the highest number of deaths caused by Covid-19 in Brazil is Rio de Janeiro, which has registered 259,670 cases and 18,247 deaths so far.

According to the ministry, Brazil has 4,050,837 people recovered from the disease and 525,748 patients being monitored. The lethality rate of Covid-19 in the country is 3.0%.

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