Brazil records 59 thousand new cases of Covid-19; total is 9.6 million – Prime Time Zone

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In the same period, 1,330 new deaths caused by the disease were recorded, increasing the total number of fatalities to 234,850

EDMAR BARROS / FUTURA PRESS / ESTADÃO CONTENT – 14/01/2021Brazil approaches the mark of 10 million cases of the disease

THE Brazil registered 59,602 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. As a result, the total number of infected with the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) and its variants since the beginning of the pandemic, in March, reached 9,659,167. In the same period, 1,330 new deaths caused by the disease were recorded, increasing the total number of fatalities to 234,850. As a result, Brazil remains the third nation with the most cases of the disease, behind U.S e India, and the second with more deaths by Covid-19, surpassed only by the USA. The data were released by the National Council of Health Secretaries (CONASS) through a bulletin published at 6 pm on Wednesday, 10.

In the bulletin, it is possible to see that Covid-19 indicators in Brazil maintained their trends of the past few weeks. The lethality rate remained stable at 2.4%. The mortality rate of the disease increased to 111.8 per 100 thousand inhabitants, while the incidence rate of Covid-19 increased to 4,596.4 per 100 thousand inhabitants. This Wednesday afternoon, the presenter Silvio Santos was vaccinated against Covid-19. Besides him, personalities like Elza Soares, Fernanda Montenegro e Ary Fontoura have already been immunized against the disease.