Sao Paulo, October 22 According to data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health at 20:00 local time on the 21st, there were 24,818 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Brazil that day, and a total of 5,298,772 confirmed cases; 566 new deaths , A total of 155,403 cases died; a total of 4,756,489 cases were cured.
On October 15th, local time, Helena Elvira, 63, was discharged from the temporary field hospital in Brasilia, Brazil after receiving treatment.
As of now, Brazil ranks third in the world in the number of cumulative confirmed cases, after the United States and India, while the cumulative number of deaths ranks second in the world, behind the United States.
São Paulo State, the most severely affected state, has a total of 1,073,261 confirmed cases and 38,371 deaths. In addition, the state of Minas Gerais and Bahia states have confirmed more than 340,000 and 339,000 cases respectively
and the states of Rio de Janeiro and Ceara have confirmed more than 293,000 and 266,000 respectively. The Federal District where the capital Brasilia is located has also accumulated more than 207,000 cases.
The Press Office of the Ministry of Health of Brazil announced on the 21st that Brazil’s Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello was diagnosed with Coronavirus.
He is currently under quarantine in a hotel in the capital Brasilia and has symptoms such as low-grade fever and physical discomfort. Pazoero became the 12th minister in the cabinet of the Brazilian Federal Government to be diagnosed with COVID-19.
Previously, the Minister of Security, Minerals and Energy, Minister of Education, Minister of Civil and Social Action, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Director of Private Affairs of the Presidential Palace, Secretary-General of the Presidential Palace, Minister of Tourism, etc. had been diagnosed with COVID-19