Brazil registers 179 new deaths by covid in the last 24h

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Which raised the total number of deaths from the disease in the country to 160,253, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

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This Monday, Brazil registered 179 new deaths due to Covid-19, which raised the total number of deaths from the disease in the country to 160,253, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

8,501 new cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus were also reported, with the total of confirmed infections in the country reaching 5,554,206.




Pits opened in a cemetery in São Paulo (SP) amid the coronavirus pandemic 07/16/2020 REUTERS / Amanda Perobelli

Pits opened in a cemetery in São Paulo (SP) amid the coronavirus pandemic 07/16/2020 REUTERS / Amanda Perobelli

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On Sundays and Mondays, the number of deaths and cases has been lower due to a damming on records over the weekend.

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

The Brazilian state most affected by Covid-19, São Paulo reached this Monday the mark of 1,117,795 cases and 39,346 deaths.

The second state with the highest number of deaths from the disease, according to data from the Ministry of Health, is Rio de Janeiro, which has registered 20,636 deaths so far, with 311,308 cases

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