Covid-19: Brazil surpasses Italy and Belgium, now ranks 5th in deaths per million inhabitants

On Friday, May 28, Brazil exceeded the 459,000 deaths mark caused by the pandemic, and became the country ranked 5th in the world in victims per million inhabitants, among nations with at least 5 million inhabitants.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The proportional number of victims has increased almost 20% in May, and the lack of control has made the country surpass the United Kingdom, Italy and Belgium in a month marked by crowds encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro.

On Friday, May 28, Brazil exceeded the 459,000 deaths mark caused by the pandemic, and consequently surpassed Belgium to become the country with the 5th-most victims per million inhabitants, among nations with at least 5 million inhabitants.

The calculation, based on Worldometer website data, shows the proportional results of deaths for each country, that is, it . . .

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