São Paulo state has had 1,076,939 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, with 38,482 deaths. Of the total of cases diagnosed, 965,420 people have recovered.
Before it is made available for the population, the president said, the vaccine should be “scientifically proven” by the Ministry of Health and certified by national sanitary watchdog Anvisa.
The case tally since the beginning of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus now stands at 5,273,954. From Monday to Friday, the state health secretariats added 23,227 new positive diagnoses of the disease to the statistics.
According to the authorities, 4,681,659 Brazilians have recovered from COVID-19. As it stands today, 414,892 people are being treated.