The Brazilian Ministry of Health reported 1,254 new deaths on Tuesday, meaning that 66,741 people in the country have died of COVID-19 since the first case was confirmed in Sao Paulo in late February. .
Regarding the number of new infections, health authorities have confirmed 45,305, including that of President Jair Bolsonaro. The total number of accumulated cases is already 1,668,589. At 976,977, the number of people who managed to overcome the disease was almost one million.
The media alliance, which resulted from the lack of transparency in the reporting of COVID-19 by the authorities after reviewing the numbers of state health secretariats, has released data that is slightly higher than that of the government.
The consortium, which includes newspapers such as “Folha de Sao Paulo” and “Estadao”, as well as the various Red Globo media, among others, reported 1,312 new deceased and 48,584 additional positives. With these numbers, Brazil would have 66,868 deaths and 1,674,655 accumulated cases.