Brazil has once again crossed the daily coronavirus infection threshold. The current epicenter of the epidemic was recorded on Friday More than 90,570 cases That adds to the more than 11 million confirmed coronaviruses. According to the daily bulletin of the Ministry of Health as well The number of deaths due to COVID-19 increased in the past 24 hours, with more than 2,815 deaths. It is the second highest number after the death of 2,841 last Tuesday. In total, Brazil has already passed 290,000 victims. It is also the second country with the largest number of infections and deaths from the virus, with the United States at the forefront.
A survey conducted by the Datafolha Institute reveals this 79 percent of Brazilians think the country’s epidemic is “out of control.” While prof 82% say they fear being a victim of the COVID-19 virus. 18 percent of Brazilians believe the situation is partially controlled, and 2 percent say it is fully controlled. During the month of March, Brazil was responsible for one in four deaths from the Coronavirus worldwide. The same survey revealed that 56 percent of residents believe that Jair Bolsonaro does not have the conditions to lead the country.
The data was published in the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo. The survey records the collapse left by the second wave of the Coronavirus in the country. Specialists attribute the increase in injuries and deaths to the crowds during the year-end celebrations. Among these infections the new variant, P1, is common Which appeared in November in Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas. a A report from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fucruz) indicated that the epidemic caused the largest health and hospital collapse in Brazil’s history. Fiocruz showed an alarming rate of intensive care bed occupancy: Of the 27 states in Brazil, 24 are equal to or over 80 percent.
The data collected by the Datafolha Institute indicates this During the month of March, the highest fear rate of infection with the Coronavirus was recorded Since the first case was discovered in February 2020. The survey indicates that 55% of the population is very afraid (In January this was the case for 44 percent) and 27 percent are a bit scared. 12 percent of those surveyed said they were not afraid, compared to 16 percent in January. Seven percent answered that they already have COVID-19.
With the health system collapsing in most parts of the country, most states have implemented quarantines with curfews. Although these measures were not accompanied by the executive branch. President Jair Bolsonaro has hardened his rejection of the restrictions announced by the Brazilian states. This Friday, the president asked the Supreme Court to limit the powers to suspend the economic activities of governors and mayors
in a city Rio de Janeiro, For example, Mayor Eduardo Pais decree Banning the use of beaches and bathing at sea during the weekend. As implemented by Prof. Night curfew from 11 PM to 5 AM. Although the bars and cafes installed on the waterfront are permitted to operate as the movement of people on the beaches is permitted, although hours are prohibited.
This week, the occupancy rate of the intensive care beds in the city of Rio in the public network reached 95%. The measures aim to contain the spread of infection in one of the most touristy cities in the country, and will be in effect until 5:00 am on Monday. Mayor Paes’ decision came after the death of a 22-year-old man who died after waiting 40 hours to obtain a UTI bed for COVID-19 patients in Sao Paulo. Also in Sao Paulo, around 500 patients are waiting for a place in the city’s hospitals. “We are collapsing, it is a very dangerous moment,” said the mayor, Bruno Covas.
Bolsonaro, For his partThey praised the anti-quarantine demonstrations that took place as a result of measures implemented by Brazil’s rulers to combat the epidemic. The president’s statements contradict the implications of the cardiologist Marcelo Quiroga, whom Bolsonaro appointed to take over as health minister. Quiroga advocates social distancing to reduce contagion. The doctor will replace General Eduardo Pazuelo, who remains the head of that briefcase.