Model Used by US Government Projects 88,000 Deaths in Brazil by August

Projections show that the peak of daily deaths in Brazil should occur on July 1st, with 1,024 fatalities in 24 hours.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the main models used by the White House to monitor the numbers on the coronavirus has projected a gloomy scenario for Brazilians in coming months.

According to data released this week by the IHME (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) at the University of Washington, 88,305 people may die from Covid-19 in Brazil by August 4th. The model uses a wide interval window, which in the Brazilian case ranges from 30,302 to 193,786 deaths in the period, but indicates that the death curve will only increase until that time.

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