Since the beginning of the pandemic, Brazil has recorded 685,750 deaths from covid-19, according to the epidemiological bulletin released today (23) by the Ministry of Health. The total number of confirmed cases of the disease is 34,624,427.
In 24 hours, 7,772 new cases were recorded. In the same period, 73 deaths caused by the virus were confirmed.
Also according to the bulletin, 33,795,688 people have recovered from the disease and 142,989 cases are being monitored. Today’s bulletin does not bring updated data from Mato Grosso do Sul.
According to available data, São Paulo leads the number of cases, with 6.08 million, followed by Minas Gerais (3.87 million) and Paraná (2.74 million). The lowest number of cases is registered in Acre (149.6 thousand). Then appears Roraima (175 thousand) and Amapá (178.2 thousand).
Regarding deaths, according to the most recent data available, São Paulo has the highest number (174,593), followed by Rio de Janeiro (75,665) and Minas Gerais (63,768). The lowest number of deaths is in Acre (2,029), Amapá (2,163) and Roraima (2,173).
To date, 482.6 million doses of vaccines against covid-19 have been applied, 179.7 million with the first dose and 161.2 million with the second dose. The single dose was given to 4.9 million people. And 98.6 million people have already received the first booster dose and 33.2 million have already been vaccinated with the second booster dose.
Translated to english by RJ983
From Brazil, by EBC News