At least 553 people have died from the new corona virus in Brazil, according to data from the Ministry of Health released on Monday (6). Sixty-seven new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.
According to the balance sheet, the country has 12,056 confirmed cases of the disease. The day before, there were 11,130 cases.
However, the ministry has reported that the number of actual cases tends to be higher, because only severe cases of patients treated in hospitals are tested, and there are cases that are still awaiting confirmation.
FolhaThe article reported that cases that were suspected by the Ministry of Health were not very large. Without specific regulations from the ministry, doctors have been guided by local technical records with different orientations.
São Paulo remains the country most affected by the novel coronavirus. The number of confirmed cases rose to 4,866 – 4,620, according to the previous balance. Deaths increased from 275 to 304. Rio de Janeiro followed, with 1,461 cases and 71 deaths. Pernambuco overtook Ceará and is now the third with the highest number of deaths, with 30. The country also has 223 confirmed cases. Ceará has 1013 cases and 29 deaths.
Acre and Tocantins are the only states that do not register deaths from the virus.
Translated by Kiratiana Freelon