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Brazil hits 30,000 COVID-19 deaths and the WHO warns that it has not yet peaked

June 2, 2020

The Brazilian Ministry of Health reported on Monday that there have been 623 new coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, for which 29,937 deaths have been registered so far, figures known by the World Organization de la Salud (WHO) will warn that the South American country is far from reaching its peak in infections.

Health authorities registered 12,247 new cases on the last day. As a result, Brazil has already diagnosed 526,447 infections with COVID-19. It is the epicenter of the pandemic in Latin America and the second country behind the United States with more than 1.8 million cases that affect the number of illnesses.

The state of Sao Paulo remains the most affected by the pandemic, both in terms of the number of cases (111,296) and in terms of the number of deaths (7,667).

Brazil hits 30,000 COVID-19 deaths and the WHO warns that it has not yet peakedBrazil hits 30,000 COVID-19 deaths and the WHO warns that it has not yet peaked

WHO medical emergency director Michael Ryan said Monday that Brazil is among the countries that have not yet reached the highest infection rate, although it has been one of the countries with the highest number of daily cases in recent days registered.