The number of coronavirus deaths in the UK is no longer the second highest in the world after a strong outbreak in Brazil – World News

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Brazil replaced the United Kingdom as a country with the second highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world after another 843 deaths pushed its total to 41,901. The official number of coronavirus deaths in the UK published by the government currently stands at 41,481 in all settings, including hospitals and nursing homes, after 202 new deaths were recorded yesterday.

The United States has the highest number of official deaths in the world, with more than 116,000 deaths.

The latest figures for Brazil were released last night by a coalition of Brazil’s leading media outlets that collected their own data after accusing the government of trying to hide the true death toll, reports The Guardian.

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Brazil replaced the UK as the country with the second highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world after another 843 deaths pushed its total to 41,901

The coalition intervened after President Jair Bolsonaro stopped reporting the number of cases and deaths of Covide-19 after the Ministry of Health’s “coronavirus panel” was taken offline and some information was deleted from the portal.

He went after any media scrutiny, saying it was a “sensationalizing” Covid-19, which he described as “a bit cold.”

He also urged local governments to lift quarantine measures, sending mixed signals to Brazilians on whether masks should be used and social distancing.



Few people are seen at Ipanema beach in Rio De Janerio on June 4



The latest figures for Brazil were released last night by a coalition of Brazil’s leading media outlets that collected their own data after accusing the government of trying to hide the true death toll

At a press conference on Thursday, he accused Brazilian journalists of focusing too much on the dead in order to produce a “funeral television” and claimed that a former health minister, Luiz Henrique Mandetta, had produced “fictitious” Covid-19 statistics in order to keep Brazilians at home.

“The aim was to spread the terror,” he added.

Nearly eight million people were infected during the global pandemic and the death toll now stands at more than 428,000.

Government documents have revealed that coronavirus can cause up to 75,000 deaths in the UK.



Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has hit back at any media scrutiny, saying he was “sensationalizing” Covian-19, which he described as “a bit cold”



The United States has the world’s highest official death toll with more than 116,000 deaths

The estimate shows that ministers planned the “worst reasonable case” he made two months ago.

The staggering death toll published by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) included 50,000 patients who died directly from Covide-19.

The assessment indicates that another 12,000 to 25,000 people would die from the virus or other conditions caused by botched care related to NHS pressures during the outbreak.

These immediate additional deaths are due to problems such as lack of staff, equipment or intensive care capacity associated with hospitals struggling to cope.

This can lead to problems and delays in obtaining care that would otherwise have saved lives.

He estimated that without any action of the government locking down the country up to 1.5 million people could have died directly or indirectly because of Covid-19.

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