São Paulo ultrapassa Inglaterra em casos de coronavírus

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - MAY 18: Adenilson Souza Costa, 47 years, and his coworkers wearing protective gear show solemnity during a burial at Vila Formosa Cemetery amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on May 18, 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Adenilson Souza Costa is a gravedigger at Vila Formosa Cemetery for over 25 years. The Vila Formosa Cemetery is the largest in Latin America and compared to data from a year ago, the cemetery had an increase of 50% in number of burials. Because of the pandemic, over 15,000 new graves were opened and out of the 62 burials that took place on May 18, 2020, 32 were confirmed to be coronavirus (COVID-19) victims. According to the Brazilian Health Ministry, Brazil has over 260,000 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and more than 17,000 deaths. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - MAY 18: Adenilson Souza Costa, 47 years, and his coworkers wearing protective gear show solemnity during a burial at Vila Formosa Cemetery amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on May 18, 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Adenilson Souza Costa is a gravedigger at Vila Formosa Cemetery for over 25 years. The Vila Formosa Cemetery is the largest in Latin America and compared to data from a year ago, the cemetery had an increase of 50% in number of burials. Because of the pandemic, over 15,000 new graves were opened and out of the 62 burials that took place on May 18, 2020, 32 were confirmed to be coronavirus (COVID-19) victims. According to the Brazilian Health Ministry, Brazil has over 260,000 positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and more than 17,000 deaths. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)

São Paulo ultrapassou a Inglaterra em casos confirmados de coronavírus. Segundo boletim da Secretaria de Saúde paulista, divulgado na última sexta-feira (12), o estado registrou 5.380 novos diagnósticos e totalizou 167.900 infectados por Covid-19. O país europeu tem 156.018 casos.

Na comparação com outras metrópoles, São Paulo também ultrapassou Nova Jersey, nos Estados Unidos (166.164), e fica atrás apenas de Moscou, capital da Rússia (202.935) e Nova York (380.892), cidade mais atingida pela Covid-19 no mundo.

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Em relação ao número de mortes, São Paulo registrou 223 novos casos, totalizando 10.368 vítimas fatais. Dos 645 municípios do território paulista, em 572 houve pelo menos uma pessoa infectada. Outras 303 cidades contabilizaram um ou mais óbitos.

Na sexta, o Brasil ultrapassou o Reino Unido e se tornou o segundo país em número de mortes por Covid-19. Segundo o Ministério da Saúde, o país contabiliza 41.828 vítimas fatais, contra 41.566 do país europeu. Os Estados Unidos lideram o triste ranking, com mais de 114 mil óbitos.

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