Brazil already has 69 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. In the afternoon, the Ministry of Health confirmed 52 cases. Later in the day, the Secretary of Health of the State of Bahia confirmed a new case. And at night, the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, in SÃ£o Paulo, released the confirmation of 16 new cases.
Among the new confirmations by the Ministry of Health, 11 occurred in SÃ£o Paulo, five in Rio de Janeiro, one in Rio Grande do Sul, and another in the Federal District.
With the update, at least seven states and the Federal District already have covid-19 records. The largest number occurs in SÃ£o Paulo, where there are 30 confirmed cases so far.
There are also cases: Rio de Janeiro (13), Bahia (2), Rio Grande do Sul (2), Minas Gerais (1), EspÃrito Santo (1), Alagoas (1) and the Federal District (2).
Translated by Kiratiana Freelon