The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Brazil per day increased by 49 298, to 3 456 652. This is evidenced by data published on Wednesday by the Ministry of the health of the Republic.
According to the Agency, three-quarters of the infected (2,615,254) have recovered, and the other 730,298 patients remain under medical supervision. The number of fatalities per day increased by 1,212 and reached 111,100. For 1 million people, there are 16,449 infections and 529 deaths due to the effects of coronavirus infection.
Last week, 304,684 new infections were recorded - slightly higher than the week before, but less than in the last two weeks of July, when the figure reached a record 319,653 and 313,364. the Number of new deaths has been declining over the past three weeks. In the period from 9 to 15 August, it was 6,755.
According to the Agency's estimates, the country reached a plateau in the number of deaths in June.