Brazil records 2,216 new deaths from Covid-19; total is 275 thousand – Prime Time Zone

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In the same period, 85,663 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded, causing Brazil to overtake India and become the second country with the most cases of the disease, with 11,363,380

FABRÍCIO COSTA / FUTURA PRESS / ESTADÃO CONTENTCountry has become second with more cases of Covid-19 in the world

THE Brazil registered 2.216 new deaths by Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. With that, the country surpassed the mark of 275 thousand fatal victims of the disease, having, at that moment 275.105 confirmed deaths. This makes Brazil the second country with the most deaths, behind only the U.S, which total 531 thousand deaths from the disease. In the same period, 85,663 new Covid-19 cases, causing Brazil to surpass the India and become the second country with more cases of the disease, with 11,363,380 – the Asian country has 11,308,846 infections registered since the beginning of the pandemic. The figures were released by the National Council of Health Secretaries (CONASS) through a bulletin update made at 6 pm on Friday, 12. Indicators of the disease also show progress. The mortality rate increased to 130.9 per 100,000 inhabitants, while the incidence rate was 5,407.3 per 100,000 inhabitants. On the other hand, the lethality rate remained stable at 2.4%.