By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
Brazil’s Health Ministry reported Thursday the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil rose to 7,910. There were 1,076 new confirmations in 24 hours. The number of deaths has also increased, now there are 299. Most of them are in São Paulo, which has 188 deaths and leads the national list with 3,506 confirmed cases of the disease.
The deaths are located in the states of Amazonas (3), Pará (1), Rondônia (1), Alagoas (1), Bahia (3), Ceará (20), Maranhão (1), Paraíba (1), Pernambuco (9) ), Piauí (4), Rio Grande do Norte (2), Sergipe (2), Espírito Santo (1), Minas Gerais (4), Rio de Janeiro (41), São Paulo (188), Federal District (4) , Goiás (1), Mato Grosso do Sul (1), Paraná (4), Rio Grande do Sul (5) and Santa Catarina (2). All Brazilian regions have confirmed cases of deaths from coronavirus.
Only the states of Acre, Amapá, Roraima, Tocantins, and Mato Grosso do not, so far, have confirmed deaths from the disease, but they also register confirmed cases, as do all other Brazilian states.
In addition, the Ministry of Health has given the public instructions on making homemade masks–see HERE.
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