The number of infections recorded in the last 24 hours, 69,826, was also high, very similar to those of July of this year, a critical time of the pandemic in Brazil
Brazil again registered more than a thousand deaths by Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. According to data released by the Ministry of Health this Thursday, 17, between yesterday and today were 1,054 deaths, reaching a total of 184,876 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The last time that the country had registered more than a thousand daily deaths had been on September 15, when 1,090 deaths were recorded. In addition, 69,826 new cases were registered, increasing the total to 7,110,434. The number of infections recorded in the last 24 hours was also high, very similar to those of July of this year, a critical time of the pandemic in Brazil. However, on Wednesday, 16, the figures for the state of São Paulo, which is the most affected by Covid-19, were not counted in the update. for technical problems. In other words, two balance sheets referring to SP entered today’s accounting.
More than six million Brazilians have already recovered from the disease. Sao Paulo it is the state most affected, with 1,361,731 cases and 44,681 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, followed by Minas Gerais, which has 483,369 infections, Bahia, with 461,026, and Santa Catarina, with 448,162. However, the Rio de Janeiro it is the second in number of deaths (24,204), followed by Minas (10,933) and Ceará (9,883). The least affected are Acre (39,166 infections and 756 deaths), Amapá (64,549 cases and 864 deaths) and Roraima (66,977 infections and 766 deaths).