The Brazilian Ministry of Health registered this Friday 57,737 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, so the total number of infected since the start of the pandemic increased to 19,020,499.
Likewise, 1,509 deaths daily, and cumulative fatalities amount to 531,688.
If the average of the last days is taken into account, there was an average of 1,391 deaths and 47,576 infections.
Brazil is currently the second country in the world with the most deaths from Covid-19, only surpassed by the United States, while it is the third country with the most positive cases, also behind the country chaired by Joe Biden and India.
According to the Ministry of Health, Brazil has a rate of 253 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, while that of cases is 9,051 in the same comparison.
The state of Sao Paulo, the most populated in the country, is also the most affected with 131,960 deaths and 3,853,276 infections, followed by Rio de Janeiro with 56,559 deaths and 977,770 cases.
According to the local press count, based on official data, until Thursday Brazil had vaccinated against the coronavirus to 111.3 million people, of which 81.9 million (38.68 percent of the population) received the first dose.
Meanwhile, 29.4 million (13.9 percent of the population) were fully immunized, either by having received a dose or by having received the vaccine Janssen, which requires only one dose.
In addition, 51.52 percent of the population over 18 years of age received one dose, while 18.64 percent of the same group was inoculated with both doses or with the only Janssen dose.
This Friday alone, 1,545,223 doses of the vaccine were applied, according to data released by state health departments.
Of this total, 994,468 corresponded to the first dose, while 232,188 to the second and 318,567 to the Janssen vaccine.
With information from Agencies.