The cumulative number of confirmed cases in Brazil exceeds 17.12 million São Paulo State’s “restriction order” extended to June 30

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(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The total number of confirmed cases in Brazil exceeds 17.12 million. The “restriction order” in São Paulo State has been extended to June 30.

China News Service, Sao Paulo, June 9th (Reporter Mo Chengxiong) Brazil Health According to data released at 18:30 on the 9th local time, Brazil had 85,748 new confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia that day, and a total of 17,122,877 confirmed cases; 27,723 new deaths and a total of 47,515 deaths; a total of 15,596,816 cases were cured.

The cumulative number of confirmed cases in Brazil exceeds 17.12 million São Paulo State’s “restriction order” extended to June 30


p > On December 16, 2020, local time, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, citizens travel with masks. Photo by China News Agency reporter Mo Chengxiong

The Sao Paulo state government announced on the 9th that the state’s current implementation of the “transitional phase” between the “red phase” and the “orange phase” of the “restriction order” “Extended to June 30, allowing shops, shopping centers, restaurants, gyms, barber shops and other commercial establishments to be open from 6 am to 21 am every day, and the number of customers receiving is 40% of the original capacity. At the same time, the curfew will continue to be implemented between 21:00 and 5:00 the next day. Since the beginning of June last year, the São Paulo State’s economic restart plan has been divided into five phases, “red, orange, yellow, green, and blue” according to the degree of the epidemic, and the epidemic prevention and isolation measures have been relaxed in sequence.

The Sao Paulo state government also announced that it will advance the original vaccination plan 15 days. The state will start vaccinating the new crown vaccine for people aged 55 to 59 years from June 16. Before October 18 this year, all people over the age of 18 in the state will receive at least one dose of the new crown vaccine.

On the 9th, Brazil’s National Health Supervision Agency (Anvisa) approved the Instituto Butantan Institute (Instituto Butantan) for its self-developed new crown vaccine (Butanvac) to start Phase I and Phase II clinical trials. In the first part of the trial approved to start, 400 of the 6000 volunteers over the age of 18 will receive the vaccine. The new crown vaccine independently developed by the Butantan Institute requires two doses, 28 days apart.

According to Brazilian media reports, from May 30 to June 5, among Brazil’s deaths due to new coronary pneumonia, people under 60 accounted for 53.6%, surpassing people over 60 for the first time. Experts say that the youthfulness of the new crown virus infection is a common phenomenon in Brazil and other Latin American countries recently, and it is estimated that it is also related to the gradual vaccination of the new crown vaccine among the elderly in these countries.

According to the statistics of the Brazilian state health departments, in the past 7 days, Brazil has an average of 58,239 new confirmed cases per day, a decrease of 8% from the data two weeks ago; an average of 1,727 new deaths per day, compared The data dropped 2% two weeks ago.

According to Brazilian media statistics, as of 20 o’clock on the 9th, more than 51.84 million people in Brazil have been vaccinated against the new crown, accounting for 24.48% of the country’s total population. Among them, 23.41 million have completed the second dose of vaccination. (End)