Brazil Registers 1,057 Deaths on the Day; Country Passes 60 thousand Death Mark

The country also registered 44,884 new cases, reaching 1,453,369 infections with a new coronavirus

This Wednesday (1st), Brazil registered 1,057 new deaths by Covid-19 and 44,884 new cases. With 60,713 deaths from the novel coronavirus, the country is only behind the USA, with more than 127 thousand deaths.

Brazil also totals 1,453,369 cases of the disease, again only being surpassed by the United States.

Aerial view of a burial at the Vila Formosa cemetery during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 21, 2020. - The novel coronavirus has killed at least 464,423 people worldwide since the outbreak began in China last December, being Brazil Latin America's worsthit country with 49,976 deaths from 1,067,579 cases. (Photo by Miguel SCHINCARIOL / AFP) - AFP

The data comes from an unprecedented collaboration between the news media Folha, O Estado de S. Paulo, Extra, O Globo, G1, and UOL to gather and disclose the numbers related to the pandemic of the new coronavirus. The information is collected directly from the state Health Departments.

According to data from the Ministry of Health this Wednesday (1st), in the last 24 hours, the country registered 45,482 new cases and 1,016 new deaths confirmed by Covid-19. The ministry points to a total of 60,610 deaths and 1,447,523 cases of the new coronavirus.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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