Brazil on Tuesday registered a file 1,641 deaths in 24 hours from Covid-19, well being authorities introduced, because the nation endures an extra worsening of the pandemic.
The nation of 212 million inhabitants has recorded a complete of 257,361 Covid-19 deaths, based on the well being ministry, and has the second-highest nationwide dying depend after the US.
Brazil continues to have a piecemeal response, with particular person cities and states setting their very own insurance policies within the face of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s repeated assaults on restrictive measures and face masks.
A number of cities and states final week started imposing a brand new spherical of restrictions in a bid to keep away from overwhelming their already stretched hospitals.
The nation started vaccinating in mid-January, however is way off-pace to satisfy a authorities pledge of immunizing the complete inhabitants by the tip of the yr.
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