On June 16 in Brazil coronavirus was confirmed in 34 918 people, reported the Ministry of health of the country.
This is a record daily increase in the country since the beginning of the outbreak, said the Brazilian edition of Reuters. Until then, the maximum number of new cases were registered on may 30 – 33 274.
The total number of detected cases of coronavirus in Brazil increased to 923 189. From infection in the country died 45 241 people, including 1282 – for the last days. Mortality rate from coronavirus in Brazil is 4.9%.
From infection in the country was cured 441 729 people.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University that tracks the spread of coronavirus in the world online, Brazil ranks second after the US in number of infected with the coronavirus and the number of fatal cases.
The pan American health organization on June 16 statedthat in Brazil there is no slowing of the pandemic. The organization indicated that the epidemic has not yet peaked in Latin America, and encouraged further measures to prevent the spread of infection.
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 could exceed 125 million (the population of Brazil – over 209 million). The 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.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded of 8.17 million, of which more than of 3.95 million recovered 443,7 thousand died.