Country has 288 deaths by covid-19 in the last 24 h; deaths reach 157,451 – 10/26/2020

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There were 288 new deaths caused by the coronavirus across the country in the last 24 hours, with a total of 157,451 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The information was released by the vehicle consortium from which the Twitter is part of.

Since yesterday, there have been 17,791 new cases of covid-19 in Brazil, bringing the total number of diagnoses of the disease to 5,411,550.

Health Data

Brazil has registered 263 new deaths from covid-19 in the last 24 hours, according to information released today by the Ministry of Health. In total, the country totals 157,397 deaths from the disease since the beginning of the pandemic.

From yesterday to today, there were 15,726 new cases across the country. The federal government reports that, in total, Brazil reached 5,409,854 diagnoses of the disease caused by the new corornavirus.

According to the ministry’s data, 4,865,930 people recovered from the disease in Brazil, with 386,527 cases being monitored.

‘I don’t know why to run’, says Bolsonaro about vaccine

President Jair Bolsonaro (without a party) said today he does not understand why there is an intense race for the vaccine against covid-19. According to Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus has infected more than 43 million people worldwide and killed more than 1.1 million. In Brazil, there are more than 157 thousand deaths.

Bolsonaro declared that, according to the information that reached him, the fastest vaccine to date took four years between the development of the research and the approval process. He said that, given this, he does not understand the rush for an immunizer against covid-19.

“We want to look for a solution to the case. Everyone says that the vaccine that took the least time to date was four years. I don’t know why to run over this one,” said Bolsonaro, who did not provide evidence on the four-year term. for a vaccine to be ready.

Vehicles come together for information

In response to the Jair Bolsonaro government’s decision to restrict access to data on the covid-19 pandemic, media outlets Twitter, The State of S. Paulo, Folha de S.Paulo, O Globo, G1 and Extra formed a consortium to work collaboratively to seek the necessary information directly from the state health departments of the 27 units of the Federation.

The federal government, through the Ministry of Health, should be the natural source of these figures, but the attitudes of authorities and the president himself during the pandemic call into question the availability of the data and its accuracy.

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