November 29, 2022

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Bahia reports 157 new cases of Covid-19 and 13 more deaths from the disease

In Bahia, 157 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours (+0.01% growth rate) and 260 cases (+0.02%). On Monday, the epidemiological bulletin (29) also recorded 13 deaths. Of the 1,259,483 confirmed cases since the start of the epidemic, 1,229,138 have already been considered recoveries, 3,008 active cases and 27,297 confirmed deaths. The data may still suffer changes due to the instability of the Ministry of Health system, as the ministerial database sometimes provided inconsistent or incomplete information.

NS Epidemiological Bulletin It also counts 1,629,581 canceled cases and 252,812 under investigation. These data represent the official notifications collected by the Directorate of Epidemiological Surveillance of Health in Bahia (Divep-BA), together with the municipal surveillance and the databases of the Ministry of Health until 5 pm on Monday. In Bahia, 52,534 health workers have been confirmed to have Covid-19. To access the full newsletter, click here or access to business intelligence.

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Due to an update in the Ministry of Health’s system for sending vaccination data, only 230 out of 417 Bahia municipalities have uploaded information regarding the vaccinated population. In this way, the numbers displayed in the vacancy scale correspond only to those collected by these municipalities, giving the impression of a low vaccination coverage.

Another change in standardization of information is that the Janssen vaccine, previously considered a single dose, is now counted as a two-dose vaccine.

The Bahia State Department of Health (CESAP) makes daily contact with the teams in each municipality in order to measure the amount of doses applied.

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As of Sunday (21), when we had the last update with 417 municipalities in Bahia, 10,952,306 people had been vaccinated against Coronavirus (Covid-19) with the first dose. This data represents 86.02% of the population aged 12 years and over, with an estimated population of 1,273,254.