January 27, 2022

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Bahia reports 744 new cases of Covid-19 and 7 more deaths from the disease

In Bahia, in the past 24 hours, 744 cases of COVID-19 were registered (+0.06% growth rate) and 550 recovered (+0.04%). On Friday (26), the epidemiological bulletin also recorded 7 deaths. Of the 1,258,356 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, 1,227,969 are already considered to have recovered, 3,110 are active cases and 27,277 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 1,623,216 cases that have been ignored and 254,629 cases 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 Friday. In Bahia, 52,520 health professionals 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 the update of the vaccination data submission system, not all municipalities have uploaded information regarding the vaccinated public. In this way, the numbers given in the vacancy scale correspond only to those collected by some 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.