Brazil recorded 1,209 new deaths by Covid-19 and 31,475 new cases this Wednesday (17). The country already has 46,665 deaths from the disease and 960,309 cases.
The data on deaths and cases of Covid-19 is the result of an unprecedented collaboration between Folha, O Estado de S. Paulo, Extra, O Globo, G1, and UOL to gather and report numbers on the new coronavirus, which are collected directly with the Secretariats Health. The balance is closed daily at 8 pm.
SÃ£o Paulo broke the record for deaths for the second consecutive day, with 389 registered deaths and 1,232 new cases. As a result, the total number of deaths and cases in SÃ£o Paulo reached 11,521 and 191,517. The state has already started its reopening process, and the agglomerations caused in this context are already a concern for the JoÃ£o Doria government (PSDB).
The second state with the most deaths recorded, as has been constant, was Rio de Janeiro (171 and a total of 8,138), followed by CearÃ¡ (90 and a total of 5,282).
The data from this Wednesday (17) Ministry of Health show 1,269 new deaths and 32,188 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the last 24 hours. With the update, the total released by the federal government reaches 955,377 cases and 46,510 deaths from the disease.
Translated by Kiratiana Freelon