Record Deaths in São Paulo; ICU Beds in Metropolitan Region 80 Percent Occupied

The state has 24,041 confirmed cases of the disease, with a record 2,300 new cases, an increase of 11 percent in one day.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state with the highest number of the Covid-19 cases in the country, São Paulo reported a record 24-hour death toll from the disease, with 224 deaths, a 12 percent increase over the figure released on Monday, April 27th.

As a result, São Paulo now accounts for 2,049 deaths. The data was released on Tuesday, April 28th, at a press conference in the Bandeirantes Palace. "As we do not have a backlog of tests, this means that these new cases refer to the past few days," said the state secretary of . . .

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