RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Paulo State now records more deaths from Covid-19 than Mexico, according to the State Health Secretariat. The total number of fatalities reached 4,782 on Sunday, May 17th, compared to 3,709 on May 10th. The Latin country accounts for 4,767 deaths to date, according to data from the World Health Organization.
Over the past week, 16,901 new infections were confirmed, totaling 62,345 statewide. This means that the number of cases in São Paulo is 38 percent higher than in Mexico.
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