Coronavirus cases and fatalities in Brazil
The number is based on confirmed diagnostic tests. It is very likely that the true number of COVID-19 cases is higher as many cases are asymptomatic.
New COVID-19 cases and fatalities per day in Brazil
This is a good indicator of “flattening the curve” — when there is a steady decreasing trend, it is an indicator that the spread of the disease is slowing down.
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Coronavirus basic information
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. The new coronavirus agent was discovered on 12/31/19 after cases registered in China. It causes the disease called (COVID-19).
Coronavirus incubation period
The incubation period is the time it takes for the first symptoms to appear since coronavirus infection, which can be 2 to 14 days. The coronavirus can be transmitted even if symptoms are not present.
How is the coronavirus transmitted
Transmission occurs from one sick person to another or through close contact through:
- Handshakes or other physical contact
- Droplets of saliva
- Contaminated objects or surfaces such as cell phones, tables, door handles, toys, and computer keyboards etc.
Preventing the spread of coronavirus
To stop the spread of coronavirus, you should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
- shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
- one form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household
- any medical need, including to donate blood, avoid or escape risk of injury or harm, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person
- travelling for work purposes, but only where you cannot work from home
Coronavirus in Brazil News:
- January 27, 2021Chile to Begin Mass COVID-19 Vaccination in February
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Chilean government announced on Tuesday, January 26th, that it will begin the first stage of mass vaccination of its citizens against COVID-19 in February. In the first qu …
- January 27, 2021Brazil Bars Entry for South African Visitors to Slow new Variant’s Spread
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil on Tuesday barred entry for visitors from South Africa to stop the spread of a new coronavirus variant from the country, according to the federal government’s gazette. …
- January 27, 2021Chilean President Supports Argentine Sovereignty in Falklands/Malvinas Dispute
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Chilean President Sebastián Piñera ratified his administration’s support for “Argentina’s sovereignty claims over the Falklands/Malvinas and other South Atlantic islands,” and …
- January 27, 2021Mexican Miner Grupo Mexico Posts US$2.3 Billion Profit in 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico reported on Tuesday, January 26th a US$2.30 billion net profit last year, up 4% compared to 2019, helped by higher mining output and gro …
- January 27, 2021IMF Improves Global GDP Projections; Brazil GDP Down 4.5% in 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For this year and the next, the fund projects growth of 5.5% and 4.2% in the global economy; and 3.5% and 2.6% in Brazil. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday revi …
- January 27, 2021Brazilian Government Blocks Foreigners from Entering by Land and Water
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Presidency of Brazil, on January 26th, issued an ordinance restricting the entry of foreigners into the country by land and water. The restriction applies to all nationali …
- January 27, 2021Peru Trials for Sinopharm Vaccine Resume after Volunteer Dies; She Had Received Placebo
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Peruvian woman age 54, apparently healthy, who had volunteered to participate in the Chinese giant Sinopharm’s vaccine trials against the novel coronavirus, died of Covid-19 …
- January 27, 2021Triple Border Towns between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina Experience Different Covid-19 Vaccinations
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina are experiencing different stages of Covid-19 vaccination. Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, residents of the triple border between Brazil, A …
- January 27, 2021Attacks on Freedom of the Press in Brazil Break Records in 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The number of attacks on freedom of the press in Brazil broke records in 2020. The report by the National Federation of Journalists (FENAJ) shows that “there were 428 cases of …
- January 27, 2021São Paulo Restrictions: Non-essential Activities Close Nights and Weekends; School Reopening Delayed
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Non-essential services may only operate until 8 PM during the week, and on Saturdays and Sundays will not open. Back to school is deferred to February 8th. The Red Phase rules …