Record new Covid-19 cases, high inflation and more than January 11

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Record new daily cases of Covid-19 in the world and Brazilian inflation at the highest level in six years are among the highlights of the afternoon of January 11.

Covid-19 no world

The world has set a new record for the daily record of Covid-19 cases. In the last 24 hours, there were 3.28 million new coronavirus infections, according to the Our World in Data platform. It is the first time that the daily pandemic record exceeds 3 million.

Omicron in Europe

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More than half of the European population is expected to be infected with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in the next six to eight weeks. The projection was made by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Covid-19 in football

An outbreak of Covid-19 hits the main football clubs in São Paulo. At least 24 players are infected with the new coronavirus. Corinthians, Santos, São Paulo and Palmeiras discovered athletes with Covid-19 during the re-performance for training and medical exams.

Inflation

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Inflation hits the highest level in six years. The IPCA, Broad Consumer Price Index, ended 2021 at 10.06%. The result is above the ceiling of the target established by the National Monetary Council, of 5.25%.

heat wave in the south

The temperature is expected to exceed 40ºC in the south of the country this week. According to MetSul Meteorologia, the highest temperatures in Rio Grande do Sul should be recorded in the western region of the state. The area of ​​the city of Uruguaiana may witness an escalation of heat, with maximums of 41ºC and 42ºC in the coming days.

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Reference: CNN Brasil

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