Covid-19: Brazil exceeds US peak death rate per million

The pace of cases indicates that the country is heading towards the European average, equivalent to 18,000 deaths per week, according to the Instituto Estáter: it is not a Carnival outbreak

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has advanced by leaps and bounds in the worst of all rankings during the last few weeks, that of deaths due to Covid-19. Indicators show that the country has exceeded 15,000 weekly deaths.

This represents more than 70 deaths per million inhabitants, which is double last year's peak and exceeds the worst rate registered per week by the United States - which was 66 per million, according to data collected and organized by the Instituto Estáter.

The future picture is worse when one looks at other countries that have already left the . . .

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