Santa Catarina Passes Bahia, Becomes Brazilian State with Third-Most Covid-19 Cases

In contrast, lethality in Santa Catarina, i. e., the percentage of infected people who do not survive the disease, is the lowest in the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With approximately half a million people infected with the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, Santa Catarina has passed Bahia and has become the state with the third-most confirmed cases. It is behind only São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

The data were compiled by the Ministry of Health. Up to Saturday's data, Santa Catarina counts 496,524 confirmed Covid-19 cases, as well as 5,294 deaths. São Paulo, the leading state, counts 1,467,953 cases and 46,808 deaths.

Next is Minas Gerais, with 549,302 cases and . . .

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