September 19, 2021

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Bahia News/Health/News/Covid data in Bahia continues to decline.  Sesab records 195 cases and 5 deaths in 24 hours

Bahia News/Health/News/Covid data in Bahia continues to decline. Sesab records 195 cases and 5 deaths in 24 hours

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The State Department of Health (CISAP) recorded 195 new cases of novel coronavirus and five deaths from the infection in the past 24 hours, according to data from the Epidemiological Bulletin published in the late afternoon of Monday (6).

It is the lowest number of new infections since May 30, 2021 and the lowest number of deaths for a one-day period since August 8.

With the new numbers, Bahia now accumulates 1,224,174 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 26,577 deaths from the disease since the start of the pandemic.

The number of active infections with the new coronavirus also decreased in Bahia, reaching 2,637 on Monday (6), the lowest number of people infected in the state since May 2, 2020.

The ten most active municipalities in Bahia, according to Sesab, are Salvador (326), Vieira de Santana (202), Itabona (133), Vitoria da Conquista (93), Lauro de Freitas (83), Teixeira de Freitas. (72), Be de Serra (68), Nova Fatima (63), Porto Seguro (60) and Kamacare (44).

The occupancy rate of intensive care units (ICUs) for adults with Covid-19 remains at 30%, considering the entire state of Bahia, while clinical ward beds are occupied at 20%.

In the case of pediatric intensive care units and pediatric wards, the occupancy rate in both is 45%.

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