Published on 06/08/2022 18:39
(credit: Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil)
The number of positive cases in As a result of covid-19 virus It continues to grow in the Federal District. Even with the vaccination – available in several units of the Department of Health – More than 4000 diagnoses have been reported This Wednesday (8/6) according to Federal District Health Service (SES-DF).
With 4,047 new cases of infection, the federal capital has reached the level of 732,023 infected since the beginning of the epidemic. In parallel with the number of diagnosed cases, the rate of transmission has followed the growth. According to the survey of the responsible folder, the number is still high, and it has reached 1.63 today.
The rate is worrying, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), because when the index is higher than 1, it confirms that the epidemic is out of control. At the moment, data shows that a group of 100 people can infect another 163 people.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Health has not reported any deaths due to COVID-19. In all, more than 11,696 people have already lost the battle against the virus in the federal district.
Regarding moving averages – a survey by Correio – the number of infections was 3,811, which is an increase of 533% compared to 14 days. The moving average for deaths is 0.80, which shows a decrease of 73.33% compared to the calculation of the last 14 days.
According to the Federal District Health Department, 50.85% of beds in intensive care units (ICUs) designated for COVID-19 care are occupied. In 44.44% of adult beds, the occupancy rate of children’s beds was 100%. Yesterday’s numbers maintain the same pattern as the last few days, according to data from the InfoSaúde panel. Currently, DF is providing 36 ICU beds to tackle the epidemic, 17 of which are occupied and 19 vacant, of which only 10 are for children. In the private network, the total number of beds is 138, of which 74 are occupied and 42 are vacant. The occupancy rate for adult beds is 64.04% and children’s beds at 50% in the private network.
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