SAO PAULO (Reuters) – On Thursday, Brazil recorded 3,769 new deaths as a result of Kovid-19, representing more than 3,700 deaths for the third consecutive day and raising the number of fatal victims of the disease in the country to 325,284. According to the Ministry of Health.
Thursday’s figure is lower than the record recorded in the past two days, when Brazil has repeated the record, with 3,780 deaths on Tuesday and 3,869 on Wednesday, but as the third-largest count for a 24-hour period Begins Ubiquitous epidemic.
According to the ministry, the total number of infections in the country is 12,839,844, in addition, 91,097 new cases of coronavirus were also reported.
With this Thursday’s record, the 14-day moving average for deaths reported in Brazil reached 2,700, a new high, while the average for the case counted to 75,640 according to federal government data.
Brazil is the second country, behind only the United States, with the most cases and deaths by Kovid-19. However, it recorded the highest number in the world, accounting for one in eight infections and one in three globally notified deaths each day, according to a Reuters poll.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Thursday that “Brazil is in a very serious condition”. WHO epidemiologist Maria van Kerkhov drew attention to the critical situation in many states of the country, with ICU bed occupancy rates exceeding 90% in many hospitals.
Data published on Tuesday by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FiroCruz) showed that 17 states and the Federal District occupy more than 90% of the Kovid-19 beds for adults, while seven others rate between 84% and 89%. is. Only Amazonas and Roraima are below 80%.
The state is affected by the highest number of coronoviruses, with São Paulo reaching the mark of 2,496,416 cases and 75,734 deaths on Thursday.
Minas Gerais is the second state with the most registered coronavirus infections with 1,135,856 cases, but Rio de Janeiro is second with the most deaths with 37,114 deaths.
The government has reported to have recovered 11,239,099 people from Kovid-19 and followed 1,275,461 patients.