Brazil recorded the lowest number of deaths caused by the new coronavirus in 24 hours (201) since April 26 and the lowest number of cases (8,429) since May 17, according to the official balance sheet released on Monday by the Ministry of Health.
According to data d by the government, the total number of deaths in the country the pandemic reached 150,689, while the positive cases of the disease rose to 5,103,408.
The South American country is the second in the world in number of deaths due to the virus, surpassed only by the United States and the third in cases of contagion, behind the United States and India, although in recent weeks it has managed to reduce the daily average deaths and new cases.
In a press interview on Monday, the Director of Emergencies of the World Health Organization (WHO), Michael Ryan, affirmed that, although the numbers show a drop and stabilization of the pandemic in Brazil, it still happens based on numbers "a lot, very high. "
"To say that the disease is falling in Brazil is a positive thing, but there must be a high degree of distrust as the overall numbers fall to ensure that areas are detected they may be increasing," said Ryan.