The number of deaths from COVID-19 in Brazil has risen to 662,610. Within 24 hours, 53 deaths were recorded.
The total number of people infected with the emerging coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic has reached 30,345,654. Within 24 hours, 6,957 new cases were confirmed by health authorities.
The data appeared in the daily update of the Ministry of Health issued on Saturday evening (23). The balance is produced from information provided by state health departments.
There are, in all, 318,644 people with active cases of the disease who are being monitored by health professionals and 2,9364,400 patients have already recovered.
In the list of states with the highest number of deaths are São Paulo (68,000), Rio de Janeiro (73,207), Minas Gerais (61,216) and Parana (43,075). The Federation units with the fewest deaths were Acre (1998), Amapa (2130), Roraima (2147) and Tocantins (4149).
In a number of cases, São Paulo also leads (5,362,856), followed by Minas Gerais (3,352,682), Paraná (2,442,595) and Rio Grande do Sul (2,321,888).
According to the latest update from the Ministry of Health, 410.9 million doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have been applied in the country, with 174.4 million first doses, 153.7 million second doses, and 4.8 million single doses, in addition to 73.7 million booster doses and 3.1 million. One million more doses.