DW Brasil has more than 20 thousand new cases of Kovid-19 in Brazil. News and analysis from Brazil and the world | DW

DW Brasil has more than 20 thousand new cases of Kovid-19 in Brazil.  News and analysis from Brazil and the world |  DW

According to data released this Friday (01/01) by the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass), Brazil has officially confirmed the case of Kovid-19 and 445 deaths in the last 24 hours.

As a result, the total number of identified infections in the country increased to 7,698,694, while deaths increased to 195,394.

Data on the status of Santa Catarina were not reported to Konas due to technical problems.

However, many health officials and institutions have warned that the actual number should be even higher due to the lack of large-scale testing and underreporting.

Does not disclose the number of recovered. According to the Ministry of Health, 6,747,065 patients had recovered from the disease on Wednesday.

The death toll in the group of 100 thousand inhabitants has risen to 93 in Brazil, the 20th highest country in the world, when the smaller countries San Marino, Liechtenstein and Andorra are neglected.

In absolute numbers, Brazil is the third country in the world to have the most infections, behind only the United States, which has more than 20 million cases, and India with 10.3 million. But it ranks second in the United States in terms of deaths, as more than 346,000 people died in the United States.

In total, more than 83.8 million people have contracted coronavirus worldwide, and 1.82 million patients have died.

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