Brazil Breaks A New Record with 1,840 Covid-19 Deaths in 24 Hours

The country also recorded, for the fifth consecutive day, a new record for the moving average of deaths, 1,332; it's 42 days in a row with an average of over 1,000

Brazil once again broke the record for deaths recorded in a single day, with 1,840 deaths. For the fifth consecutive day, the country also broke the moving average of deaths with 1,332.

The country has had a moving average above 1,000 for 42 days. The previous death record occurred on Tuesday: 1,726 deaths, the biggest jump in the pandemic.

In addition to the high number of deaths, Brazil also recorded 74,376 Covid-19 cases, the pandemic's second-highest value. Brazil broke the January 8th record with 84,977 infections. But this was due to a review of data from Paraná.

The total number of deaths has reached 259,402, and the number of cases has reached 10,722,221, since the beginning of the pandemic.

Brazil faces the worst moment of the pandemic, with critical situations in all regions of the country. Ten capitals in the country had ICUs with more than 90% occupancy on Tuesday.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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