São Paulo State Reaches 3,000 Covid-19 Deaths, Declares Official Mourning

The State records 3,045 deaths from Covid-19. The State Health Secretary said failing to comply with social isolation measures is 'tempting fate'.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The state of São Paulo on Wednesday, May 6th, reached the mark of 3,000 confirmed deaths from the novel coronavirus, according to data from the State Health Secretariat. Governor João Doria decreed official mourning throughout the state starting on Thursday, May 7th.

There are 3,045 deaths confirmed by laboratory exams, an increase of seven percent over Tuesday's figures. The total number of confirmed cases in the state is 37,853, an increase of ten percent over Tuesday.

When announcing the official data in a press conference at the Bandeirantes Palace, the . . .

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