Brazil Registers 830 More Covid-19 Deaths and Country Passes 124 thousand Deaths

The press consortium also registered 44,728 new cases; infections exceed 4 million

Brazil already has Covid -19 124,716 deaths from Covid-19. This Thursday (3), 817 and 44,728 cases were recorded. Thus, the number of infections since the beginning of the pandemic reached 4,046,150.

According to the data collected until 8 pm, the average number of deaths in the last seven days is 858, maintaining a stable position in the data, although with high numbers.

Graves dug during the coronavirus pandemic at a cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, the biggest city in the Amazon, May 25, 2020. Brazil has been battered by the pandemic. In Manaus, there were periods when every COVID ward was full and 100 people were dying a day, pushing the city to cut new burial grounds out of thick forest. (Tyler Hicks/The New York Times) - NYT

Brazil has a rate of about 59.5 deaths per 100 thousand inhabitants. The United States, which has the highest absolute death toll, and the United Kingdom, both ahead of Brazil in the pandemic (that is, they started to suffer from the problem before), have 57.1 and 62.6 deaths for every 100 thousand inhabitants, respectively.

Mexico, which surpassed the United Kingdom in death toll, has 52.2 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants. India, with 67,376 deaths, also passed the UK in deaths by Covid-19.

In Argentina, where the pandemic landed nine days later than in Brazil and which followed a much stricter quarantine, the rate is 20.6 deaths per 100 thousand inhabitants.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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