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2021-02-25T10:00:01+00:00

Brazil reaches 250,000 deaths as the pace of Covid-19 deaths accelerates

Brazil reaches 250,000 deaths as the pace of Covid-19 deaths accelerates
Cemitery in the city of Manaus, Brazil Credit: Altemar Alcantara.Semcom

According to a report of the consortium of Brazilian media companies consortium released on February 24, Brazil exceeded the mark of 250 thousand deaths due to Covid-19.

The death toll was reached amid the lack of a vaccination campaign and with new variants circulating. Experts cite the fast pace of transmission and deaths due to the lack of isolation measures and restrictions imposed by the State.

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