The two countries had a high number of deaths on Wednesday (29) With a difference of three deaths, Brazil exceeded the number of deaths of COVID-19 in 24 hours in the United States this Wednesday (29). While the USA recorded 1,592 fatal victims of the new coronavirus, Brazil had 1,595 deaths.
The last record of deaths in 24 hours in Brazil happened on June 4, when the country had 1,473 deaths in one day, which corresponds to one death per minute.
The reason why the country reached today’s record has to do with the fact that the Health Department of the State of São Paulo, which had problems with the database system and was unable to update the numbers. Therefore, deaths have accumulated today. The state alone had 713 deaths.
The epicenter of Covid-19 in the world, the new number of fatalities in 24 hours was the highest recorded in two and a half months. With today’s deaths, the US has
reached 150,000 deaths.
According to Johns Hopkins University data, the last death toll in one day was on May 15, totaling 1,680 records.