Authorities in Sao Paulo say they plan to open a ‘vertical cemetery’ to increase the frequency of coronavirus deaths.
Brazilian President Zaire Bolsonaro has reiterated that he has no plans to issue a national lockdown order a day after visiting the country. The highest number of coronavirus deaths 24 hours
Brazil’s health ministry said on Wednesday that 362 people had been killed, slightly less than the previous day’s 4,195, a deadly national record.
“We will not sit at home and take the politics of shutting down all this politics,” Bolsonaro said during a speech in the city of Chapeco. To prevent increasing pressure on his government It is credited to the account to handle the epidemic.
“There will be no national lockdown,” he said.
Bolsonaro, a Kavid-19 suspect who posed the threat of the virus, has a growing voice in the face of public health experts who have given a growing voice. Strict coronavirus carbs need to be implemented To resolve the crisis.
More than 336,000 people have died in Brazil since Covid-19, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University, and estimates show that the death toll could rise further if nothing is done to stop the spread of the virus.
On Wednesday, the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said Brazil was one of the countries with the highest number of registered countries in most of the world’s new daily Ciovid-19 cases. Brazil’s health ministry on Wednesday reported 92,625 new infections.
“Last week, the United States, Brazil and Argentina were among the 10 countries in the world that registered the highest number of new infections worldwide,” he said. Dr. Carissa Etienne during a weekly news briefing.
Authorities, meanwhile, said Wednesday the first confirmed case of the coronavirus South African variant has raised concerns about the country’s ability to deal with the growing infection.
A variant first discovered in the Amazonas state of Brazil, known as P1, and the South African form is believed to be more easily transmissible than the original strain of the novel coronavirus.
“It could be a huge conflict,” Maria Carolina, research coordinator at the Butantan Biomedical Institute in Brazil, told Reuters news agency about the two forms.
“I think P1 has already taken over. “I’m not sure if South Africa will release P1, let’s see,” said Sabbaga.
Brazil launched its vaccination campaign in January, but so far only 6 percent of the population has received the vaccine. Limited supply Dosage.
Brazil has so far collected vaccines from AstraZeneca and Sinovac in China.
Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, said on Wednesday that about 60,000 new graves would be opened in a single day in a day of coronavirus deaths, beyond the daily burial record on March 30, Reuters reported.
The city is also planning a “vertical cemetery” – a crypt with 2626 drawer-like graves that can be built once approved in 90 days.