For the last day in Brazil was registered 16 324 cases of infection with coronavirus and 1039 deaths from it, reported the Ministry of health of the country the evening of may 26.
Of this number, 284 death occurred in the last three days, and not for the last day, but was included in the overall statistics just now, said the Agency.
The Latin American edition Reuters recalled that the greatest number of new infections – 20 803 – was registered in Brazil, 22 may, and the day before, recorded the largest number of deaths – 1188.
In General, the beginning of the outbreak of the coronavirus in Brazil contracted no less than 391 222 people, including 24 512 died, and 158 593 recovered. Deaths from the virus in the country is 6.3%.
Sao Paulo remains the most affected by the coronavirus staff – there was 86 017 infections.
TV channel CNN said that the second day in a row Brazil is ahead of USA by number of deaths from coronavirus: may 25 in the US, it was 498, and in Brazil – 807, may 26 – 683 in the United States and 1039 in Brazil.
According to the forecast of the Institute of metrics and evaluation of state of health of the University of Washington (USA), by August the number of deaths from the coronavirus in Brazil can exceed 125 thousand head of the Institute Dr. Christopher Murray believesthat Brazil should follow the examples of China, Italy, Spain and the USA and impose a strict quarantine to reduce the negative consequences of the pandemic, otherwise, according to the forecast of Murray, the peak of mortality from infection can occur only in mid-July.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world surpassed 5.59 million, of which more than 2.28 million recovered, and of 350.5 thousand died.
Last week, Brazil ranked third in the world in the number of infected, but she is now ahead of Russia and came in second. First , the United States, where there were more than 1.68 million infections.
On may 22, the who saidthat South America became the new global epicenter of coronavirus infection.