The The Brazilian Ministry of Health reported today the second death from the Delta variant of coronavirus from India, the most aggressive of all existing ones, which is already affecting several countries in the world.
The health portfolio reported in a statement that Last Wednesday he received notification of the death of a 54-year-old man who was part of the crew of a ship in Maranhão, in the northeast of the nation, where the new strain was registered for the first time in Brazil.
What’s more, The death of a 42-year-old pregnant woman was reported on April 18 in the state of Paraná.
The case was confirmed as a contagion of the Indian mutation after genetic sequencing, and the investigation found that the woman had been to Japan.
In addition to these two deaths, Brazil has 11 detected infected with the Delta variant, according to the ministry, quoted by the Sputnik news agency.
According to the most recent official data, Brazil, the third country most affected by the disease behind the United States and India, adds around 514,000 deaths and more than 18.4 million infections since the start of the pandemic.
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