Brazil registered this Monday 24.052 new cases of coronavirus, which brings the total count in the country to 1.368.195, and more 692 deaths, reaching 58.314 deaths due to Covid-19, informed the Ministry of Health.
The number of infections is less than about 40 thousand new cases reported between Tuesday and Friday of last week, and is also below the more than 30 thousand cases verified not both Saturday and not Sunday, according to data from the ministry.
However, Covid-19 case reports and deaths in Brazil tend to decrease on Mondays, with the delay in processing tests during the weekends. Last week, Monday (with 21.432 cases) was the only business day when the number of new cases did not revolve around 40 one thousand.
Brazil is the second country in the world with the highest number of cases and deaths due to the virus, behind the United States, that have about 2,5 millions of confirmed infections and almost 126 thousand deaths.