(Reuters) – Brazil recorded 2,616 new deaths on Saturday as a result of the Kovid-19, breaking the 350,000 death barrier from the Kovid-19 since the start of the epidemic, the Health Ministry reported.
The total number of deaths due to the disease in the country has now risen to 351,334.
According to the folder, 71,832 new cases of coronovirus were also reported, with a total number of confirmed infections in the country at 13,445,006.
Brazil has the second largest absolute count of cases and deaths in the world by Kovid-19, behind only the United States, and has repeatedly beaten records at its worst moments in the epidemic.
Even in this scenario, President Jair Bolsonaro returned on Saturday to attack measures to restrict the activities adopted by governors and mayors, who tried to stop the spread of coronovirus in the country, stating that “stay at home , The trade-off policy is wrong. “
Sao Paulo, the worst affected by coronovirus, reached 2,635,378 cases and 82,40,000 deaths on Saturday.
According to data from the Ministry of Health, Minas Gerais is the second state with the most registered coronovirus infections with 1,220,638 cases, but Rio de Janeiro ranks second with the most deaths with 39,298 deaths.
The government reports 11,838,564 people recovered from Kovid-19 and 1,255,108 patients are followed up.
(By Alexandre Caverney)