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:
- May 31, 2020Rio’s Iconic Hotel Glória Sold, Will Become Luxury Apartment Building
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to information from lancamentos-rj.com, a website specialized in the real estate market, the Hotel Glória was sold to the Opportunity group, owned by Daniel and Verô …
- May 31, 2020Covid-19 Rapid Test Drive-thru Delivers Over 80 Positives in Five Hours
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the five hours of operation of the Covid-19 Test Center, set up in the Santos Arena on Saturday, May 30th, 86 rapid tests came back positive for the novel coronavirus. The …
- May 31, 2020Gringo View: Where is all this Leading? (Opinion)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (Opinion) I’m old enough to remember very clearly October 1962 when Russian ships carrying missiles were just hours away from landing in Cuba and President Kennedy had issued a …
- May 31, 2020Permanent Home Office? 74 Percent of Brazilian Companies Answer Yes!
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After weeks of working at home, 73.8 percent of companies intend to establish the home office as a permanent post-pandemic practice in Brazil. Such is the finding of a study c …
- May 31, 2020Rio Civil Police Chief Resigns Following Operation Targeting Governor
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s Civil Police Secretary, Chief Detective Marcus Vinicius de Almeida Braga, resigned his post. Days after Operation Placebo, launched by the Federal Police targeting the g …
- May 31, 2020Brazil’s Image Abroad in Tatters after Bolsonaro’s Botched Covid-19 Reaction
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – American Vincent Bevins, a former Los Angeles Times correspondent in Brazil, was in São Paulo in transit when the pandemic numbers exploded. He was going to start a tour promo …
- May 31, 2020Brazilian Federal Prosecutors Seek Suspension of Use of Chloroquine for Covid-19
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Federal public prosecutors in four states – São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco and Sergipe – have forwarded petitions to the Ministry of Health, the National Health Surveil …
- May 31, 2020Pandemic Creates Culture Crisis; Brazilian Artists Suffer Amid Lack of Government Support
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The novel coronavirus pandemic has hit hard the Brazilian cultural industry, which largely relies on audiences and crowds in enclosed spaces, and which was already in crisis d …
- May 31, 2020Rio Mayor Announces Quarantine Relaxation Starting Monday
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio de Janeiro City Hall, through Mayor Marcelo Crivella, announced a plan to reopen several activities in the city of Rio de Janeiro. In the first stage of the process, w …
- May 31, 2020Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Exceed Six Million Worldwide
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Novel coronavirus infections exceed six million worldwide, according to the latest update from the Johns Hopkins University panel in the United States. In all, there are 6,003 …