University projects 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 in Brazil in April alone | Coronavirus

University projects 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 in Brazil in April alone | Coronavirus
University projects 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 in Brazil in April alone | Coronavirus
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Manaus public cemetery, Nossa Senhora Aparecida, located in the Tarumã neighborhood

The Institute of Health Metrics and Assessment, University of Washington, USA, designs one hundred thousand deaths
by Covid-19 in Brazil only in the month of April. The study takes into account data released by health authorities.

According to the survey, the peak of deaths
in Brazil it will take place on April 24, when the country will have approximately 4 thousand dead in 24 hours. According to the survey, the country will reach the mark of 562,800 deaths by Covid-19 on July 1 of this year.

March was the month with the most lost brazilian lives
for Covid-19. Until then, July 2020 accounted for the largest number of deaths in the history of the pandemic in the country, with 32,912 deaths. The 62,918 fatalities recorded in March is almost double the previous record.

According to the epidemiologist and professor at the Federal University of Espírito Santo (Ufes) Ethel Maciel, if the current pace is maintained, Brazil may surpass the United States in absolute numbers of deaths in August.

Last swing

On Friday (2), Brazil recorded 2,922 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, reaching a total of 328,206 accumulated deaths. The moving average of deaths exceeded 3,000 for the second time and reached 3,013, according to data provided by the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass).

In confirmed cases, since the beginning of the pandemic, 12,910,082 Brazilians have already had or have the new coronavirus, with 70,238 of these confirmed on the last day. The moving average over the past seven days was 72,238.

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