The novel coronavirus has already reached 5,520 (99.1%) of the Brazilian municipalities. Of that total, 4,289 had one hundred cases, according to data from the Ministry of Health released on Wednesday (26). The number of deaths reached 4,052 (72.7%) of the cities; 1,598 had up to 50 deaths from Covid-19.
"We note that 60% of new cases are in the interior and 40% within the metropolitan region, this is a trend that has been maintained for the past three weeks," said Eduardo MacÃ¡rio, director of the Department of Health Analysis and Non-Communicable Diseases Surveillance.
The Ministry of Health revealed that the number of cases of the novel coronavirus fell 13% in the 34th epidemiological week, compared to the previous one. The number of deaths is considered stable because the growth was only 4%.
The folder also showed that Brazil surpassed the United States in the number of Covid-19 deaths per 1 million inhabitants on Wednesday (26).
Brazil is in 10th place, with 542.48 deaths per 1 million inhabitants, while the United States has 532.33 deaths per 1 million inhabitants. First is San Marino, followed by Belgium and Peru.
In the number of cases of the disease per 1 million inhabitants, Brazil is below the North American country. There are 17,168.48 cases in the United States against 17,043.99 in Brazil, always per 1 million inhabitants.
Translated by Kiratiana Freelon