The coronavirus pandemic in Brazil had a slight rebound when registering this Thursday 1,252 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the balance of victims rose to 61,884, while they were counted 48,105 confirmed cases in the same period, so the total reached 1,496,858 infected, the government reported on Thursday.
According to the last balance of the Ministry of Health, 582,158 patients are still under treatment and others 852,816 already recovered. However, they are still under investigation 3,931 suspicious deaths.
Brazil is the second country in the world most affected by the coronavirus, just behind the United States, and continues to position itself as one of the global foci of the pandemic and the main epicenter of COVID-19 in Latin America, a region that is facing a constant increase in cases and deaths from the disease, the news agency published Eph.
However, a study released this Thursday by the Ministry of Health and that analyzed blood samples from 89,397 people in 133 cities, revealed that el 3.8% of Brazilians would have contracted the disease, which would raise the total number of infected to 8 million people among a total population of 211 million.
The state of Sao Paulo, the most industrialized and populated region of Brazil with 46 million inhabitants, continues as the epicenter of the pandemic with 15,351 dead and 302,179 infected.
Follow him Rio de Janeiro, with 10,332 victims and 116,823 cases confirmed, and Ceara, what with 6,284 dead and 115,524 infected, is the most affected state of the northeast of Brazil, one of the regions more impoverished and also one of the most affected by the pandemic in the neighboring country.