More than 4,100 people died from the Corona virus in Brazil on Tuesday, the highest daily total the country has ever recorded since the start of the pandemic, raising the country’s death toll to nearly 337,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
At least 86,979 new infections were recorded in the country on the same day. Brazil has the second highest death toll in the world after the United States.
According to experts, the highly transmissible P.1 variable is’Impossible to stop“It could soon be a problem for the entire world as people continue to transmit the infection across borders. Access to the coronavirus vaccines needed to help limit its spread is limited, as the research site Our World in Data estimates that South America has provided only about 6 percent of the Vaccine doses in the world.
But despite pushing crowded hospitals to breaking point and doctors warning that even young people have not given up, the country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, continues to pressure Brazilians to continue their daily lives, arguing that imposing a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of infection would harm the economy.
Bolsonaro, who contracted the Coronavirus last year, has long been criticized for his handling of the health crisis. In comments he made last year, he initially played down the severity of the disease by calling it “a little cold” and saying that school closures in the country seemed excessive.
Under Bolsonaro’s leadership, the Brazilians were warned that the media was spreading.hysteriaWhere the president criticized local efforts to contain the virus, saying that encouraging people to isolate and close churches and shopping centers are unnecessary measures. “It will pass soon,” he said in March 2020.
Earlier this year, the United States reported 4,000 daily deaths for the first time, with at least 4,085 deaths recorded on January 7. It was the deadliest month on record with 4,000 people dead. Six days.