RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) totaled 941, according to an update released by the Ministry of Health yesterday, April 9th. The result marks an increase of 17 percent in relation to Wednesday when 800 deaths were recorded.
São Paulo concentrates the largest number of deaths, with more than half the total (495). The state is followed by Rio de Janeiro (122), Pernambuco (56), Ceará (55) and Amazonas (40).
In addition, deaths were recorded in Paraná (22), Bahia (19), Santa Catarina (17), Minas Gerais (15), Distrito Federal (13), Maranhão (12 . . .