The pandemic is also said to have led to a sharp decline in the number of immigrants in 2020 compared to 2019, down nearly 50 percent. The decrease was more significant for temporary registrations, especially women (55%), and less intense among immigrants registered as residents (24%).
The amount of people who recovered from COVID-19 since the pandemic started went up to 16,388,847—90.8 percent of the total infected. The country also has 1,161,089 active cases being monitored.
The first shipment, with 1.5 million doses of the vaccine against COVID-19, from Janssen, Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical unit, arrived this morning (Jun. 22) in Brazil. In all, 38 million doses have been ordered from the company by the Brazilian government.
“At this point, the vaccines represent the best verified, credited, and efficient pharmacological measure available in the market across the world,” Torres declared, underscoring the role of the second dose of the vaccine.
According to the data sent to the ministry by state health secretariats, 44.1 thousand new cases and 1,025 fatalities were registered from Saturday to Sunday.