Brazil has 231 new deaths due to covid-19 in the last 24 hours


This Sunday, Brazil registered 231 more deaths from Covid-19 and the total number of deaths in the country due to the disease caused by the coronavirus is now 157,134, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

Also according to the figures released by the ministry, the country had 13,493 new infections by the virus and the total number of confirmed cases is 5,394,128. On Sundays and Mondays, the numbers of recorded cases and deaths have been lower due to the impounding of data over the weekend.

Pits are opened in the cemetery of Vila Formosa, in São Paulo, during the Covid-19 pandemic 04/04/2020 REUTERS / Amanda Perobelli

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Brazil is the second country in the world with the most deaths caused by the coronavirus, behind only the United States, which has almost 225 thousand deaths from the disease.

Among the countries with the highest number of cases, Brazil is the third in the world, behind the USA, with more than 8.6 million, and India, whose total infections exceed 7.8 million.

São Paulo is the Brazilian state most affected by Covid-19, with 38,747 deaths and 1,091,980 confirmed cases. Rio de Janeiro is the second state in number of deaths, with 20,203, having registered 299,380 infections by the virus.

According to the ministry, 4,835,915 people have already recovered from Covid-19 in Brazil and 401,079 are being monitored.

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