translated from Spanish: Brazil laments more than 2,800 deaths on the last day setting new record

Brazil has lamented 2,841 deaths from coronavirus in the last day and thus breaks a new record in the number of daily deaths since the pandemic erupted. The Latin American giant faces the worst peak of the health crisis and in recent weeks has repeatedly surpassed 2,000 deaths, with an earlier record of 2,286 deaths per day reached last week. Thus, the country has already accumulated 282,127 deaths by COVID-19 since the pandemic began, a period in which 11,603,535 positives have been confirmed, 83,926 of them in the last day, while there are 10,204,541 people who have managed to overcome the pandemic, according to the latest balance sheet of the Ministry of Health.In the midst of this critical situation, Brazil is in a transition in the Health portfolio , with the departure of Eduardo Pazuello and the arrival of the cardiologist Marcelo Queiroga, who has influenced this Tuesday that in the face of the «new wave» of COVID-19 is necessary «the unity of the nation».» We need to join forces with the municipal health secretariats (…) so that the actions taken by Minister Pazuello are implemented and put an end to this pandemic,» queiroga said, to indicate that work will be done to «strengthen the actions that are already being implemented and bring new contributions, always based on the best scientific evidence». Queiroga has also advocated measures to contain the virus such as «informing the population to wear a mask» or «washing their hands», as collected by brazilian medium G1. In this context, the media consortium that analyses daily the evolution of the pandemic in the country has reported that more than 14 million doses of the vaccine applied. In particular, 10,389,077 people have been inoculated with the first dose and 3,791,197 with the second dose. However, vaccination for lack of doses has been discontinued in at least five capitals. Rio de Janeiro, Macapá, Aracaju, Rio Branco and Joao Pessoa have seen the applications of the first dose paralyzed for lack of supply, while in Maceió administration to a new group has not been initiated for the same reason.



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