July 19, 2024

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Brazil completes a week with average deaths below 500

Brazil completes a week with average deaths below 500

Today, Brazil recorded 167 new deaths from the covid-19 virus and completed one week with a moving average of deaths below 500. The data was obtained by the Federation of Press Vehicles, of which UOL It is part, with state health departments.

A total of 601,047 deaths in the country as a result of Corona Virus Since March of last year, when the epidemic started in Brazil. The states of Amapá, Acre, Ciara, Rio Grande do Norte and Roraima did not record deaths. On the other hand, Tocantins did not disclose new cases or deaths.

Today’s moving average is 437 – during the so-called first wave of the epidemic, it crossed the thousand for 31 days. The index is the best indicator for analyzing the context of the pandemic, as it corrects for fluctuations in data from health departments that occur on weekends and holidays.

The average of the past seven days was compared to the same indicator 14 days ago. If it remains below -15%, this indicates a downtrend; Above 15% acceleration. Between these two values, stability. Today, the trend in the country is declining, -17%.

Today, 8,564 cases of novel coronavirus have also been recorded in the country. Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March of last year, 21,573,883 cases of the disease have been diagnosed.

In all, 14 states recorded a decreasing trend, another six states and the Federal District remained stable, and six states showed an increase in variance over the past two weeks.

View the situation by state and by the Federal District

Southeast region

  • Espiritu Santo: stable (14%)
  • Minas Gerais: stable (-4%)
  • Rio de Janeiro: stable (-1%)
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The northern area

Northeast region

  • Pernambuco: stable (1%)
  • Rio Grande do Norte: Relegation (-25%)

Midwest region

  • Federal District: stable (-7%)
  • Mato Grosso: Kida (-41%)
  • Mato Grosso do Sul: Kida (-55%)

Southern area

  • Rio Grande do Sul: stable (-8%)
  • Santa Catarina: fall (-25%)

Ministry of Health data

The Ministry of Health reports that 182 new deaths from covid-19 have been reported in Brazil in the past 24 hours. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the disease has caused 601011 deaths across the country.

According to the ministry’s figures, there were 8,639 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Brazil in the past 24 hours. The total number of infected people has reached 21,575,820 since March 2020.

According to the federal government, 20678,858 cases of the disease have been cured so far in the country, with another 295,951 cases followed up.

Vehicles combine for information

In response to the government’s decision Jair Bolsonaro To restrict access to data related to the covid-19 pandemic and the media UOLand O Estado de S. Paulo, Folha de S. Paulo, O Globo, g1 and Extra consortium to work collaboratively to obtain necessary information directly from state health secretariats in the 27 units of the federation.

The federal government, through the Ministry of Health, should be the natural source for these figures, but the positions of the authorities and the president himself during the pandemic cast doubt on the availability and accuracy of the data.