A new strain of COVID-19 was identified in Brazil and could be worse

A new strain of COVID-19 was identified in Brazil and could be worse

Recently, a new strain of Covid was identified in Brazil and could be worse. In this article, you will find out all the details. Keep reading and discover much more.

Recently, a new strain of Covid was identified in Brazil and could be worse. In this article, you will find out all the details. Keep reading and discover much more.

The alarms turned on after the detection of a new variant of Covid-19 in Brazil. It was detected in the city of Sorocaba, in the state of São Paulo, and, as detailed by Dimas Covas, president of the Butantan biomedical institute, it would have characteristics similar to the South African strain and would be an evolution of that of Manaus.

The alarms turned on after the detection of a new variant of Covid-19 in Brazil

Both the South African strain and the Manaus strain have a higher rate of transmissibility, which is the reason why infections increased in the last days in Brazil. This new strain was detected in the capital of the state of Amazonas.

March was the most difficult month for Brazil since the pandemic began. Until today, the month with the highest number of deaths has been June 2020, with 32,881, but between March 1 and March 30, a total of 57,606 deaths from coronavirus were registered, representing an increase of 75%. 

March was the most difficult month for Brazil since the pandemic began.

Brazil continues to rank as the second country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, since the number of infections is below the United States, reporting 12,658,109 infections, 84,498 of them having been detected yesterday.

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