Reuters AMANDA PEROBELLI
The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced, on Saturday evening, that it had recorded 62,334 cases and 1,202 new deaths from the Coronavirus, an increase for both indicators compared to Friday’s data.
The Ministry stated, in a daily statistics, that the number of registered infections with Coronavirus “Covid-19” infection in the country during the past 24 hours increased by 62,334, bringing the total number to 8816,254 cases.
These data indicate an increase in the index of new infections in Brazil, which recorded on January 20, 64,385 cases, on January 21, 59119, and on January 22, 56,552.
The Brazilian Ministry of Health also stated that it had detected 1,202 deaths from the disease, bringing the death toll from the pandemic in the country to the level of 216,445 people.
And the virus death index in Brazil on January 20 reached 1,340 cases, on January 21, 1316, and on January 22, 1096.
Brazil recorded the second largest death toll from the virus in the world after the United States, and the third highest number of infections after the United States and India.