Manaus hard hit by the pandemic, Amazonas state, Brazil

Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 27 July 2019 at 14:20:49 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 21 December 2020 at 09:39:22 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 02 January 2021 at 09:39:22 UTC
Sentinel-1 CSAR IW acquired on 14 January 2021 at 09:39:21 UTC
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Health, Amazon river, Brazil
Fig. 1 - S1 (21.12.2020-14.01.2021) - Manaus is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. It is located in the center of the Amazon rainforest.
Fig. 2 - S2 (27.07.2019) - It is situated near the confluence of the Negro and Solimões rivers, 1300 km the the mouth of the Amazon river.
During the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil, an estimated 76% of the population of Manaus was infected with coronavirus.
Fig. 3 - S1 (21.12.2020-14.01.2021) - However, a second outbreak infected people in Manaus, this time with a variant starting in early January 2021.
Fig. 4 - S2 (27.07.2019) - The death rate has quadrupled, the death toll due to covid-19 now exceeds 5000 in January.