RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Considering the population size, the list of States most affected by the coronavirus pandemic follows a different order. Amazonas, Ceará, and Pará have the highest mortality rates per 100,000 inhabitants.
An analysis by researchers from the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR) confirms this. The study was based on data released by the Ministry of Health on May 21st. Brazil passed the 300,000 infected and 20,000 deaths mark by Covid-19 last week.
In Amazonas the rate is 39.1 deaths for every 100,000 inhabitants. The number is four times higher than . . .