Brazil added this Sunday 1,305 new deaths Being infected by the coronavirus and causing more than 390,000 pathogen deaths, which already means The deadliest month of the pandemic The government reported that since the first death was registered in the country on March 12, 2020.
The Latin American giant is one of the countries hardest hit by the health crisis, so it has accumulated 390,797 deaths According to the latest announcement issued by the Ministry of Health today, it is related to covid-19.
In the past 24 hours, the country has also confirmed 32,572 new infections, So the total number of infections is 14.340.787, Although the number may be higher due to the reduction of personnel responsible for collecting data over the weekend, they were not consolidated until Tuesday.
Brazil is going through Deadly and deadly second wave The pandemic is much more serious than the first month. April is already the deadliest month in the country’s medical accidents. 69,282 deaths have been recorded so far, while 66,573 deaths have been recorded throughout March.
However, although the epidemic continues to develop rapidly throughout Brazil, Average daily deaths Has dropped in recent weeks and has been 3.000, Therefore, the authorities believe that although the country has reached a very high level, it could have reached the peak of the epidemiological curve.
Although the situation is serious, Hundreds of Cariocas filled the beach Depart from Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, although staying in the arena is only allowed on weekdays.
also, Crowd scene They are also registered in Sao Paulo, thereby relaxing some of the restrictive measures that took effect on March 6 last year and authorizing Reopen Bars, restaurants, museums, cinemas and parks on the eve, as well as other economic activities.
Brazil has more than 210 million inhabitants. Since mid-January, it has relied on advanced vaccination to curb the cause of death and the rapid escalation of cases caused by covid-19, but it has been facing difficulties in the mid-1990s. There is a shortage of locally produced new drugs and raw materials antigen.
This weekend, the Ministry of Health reduced the expected immunizations in May by 14.5 million, which means 31% less than the initial calculation.
The portfolio explained that this was because the quantity of active ingredients received in recent months was lower than expected, and because some vaccines are still in use Waiting for the approval of the regulatory agency The health of the country.
In this case, a quarter of Brazilian cities Was forced to suspend his vaccination process, Pointed out the report prepared by the National Federation of Municipalities (CNM).
Since the start of the national immunization campaign, The first batch of vaccinated people was 28.9 million people, This represents 13.6% of Brazilians, and less than 6% of the population has received the second dose of the vaccine.