Brazil had 1,141 new deaths due to COVID-19 in 24 hours, as per official data published Thursday (Jun. 25), which brings the death toll to a total of 54,971, up 2,1 percent from Wednesday’s 53,830.
Also reported were 39,483 new cases of the disease, adding up to 1,228,114. A total of 499,414 cases are being monitored and 673,729 have recovered. An increase of 3.3 percent was reported on the number of infected people from the day before, when the tally stood at 1,188,631.
The lethality rate (number of deaths divided by the total case tally) is 4.5 percent. The mortality rate (deaths per 100,000 people) is 584,4.
Of the 27 Brazilian states, São Paulo (13,759), Rio de Janeiro (9,450), Ceará (5,875), Pará (4,748), and Pernambuco (4,488) show the highest number of deaths linked to COVID-19.
São Paulo also has the highest amount of cases (248,587), followed by Rio de Janeiro (105,897), Ceará (102,126), Pará (94,036), and Maranhão (74,925).