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141.3 million Brazilians have completed the vaccination

141.3 million Brazilians have completed the vaccination

Today, Brazil has reached 141.3 million people with a full vaccination against COVID-19. There are already 141,322,921 Brazilians vaccinated with the second or single dose, which represents 66.25% of the country’s population. Survey by a consortium of media through which UOL It is part, based on information provided by state health secretariats.

because of the attack hacker It happened last week on the Department of Health website, app, and ConnectSUS page (a platform that shows evidence of covid-19 vaccination), and vaccination data for some states has not yet been normalized. The invasion also compromised the dissemination of information regarding cases and deaths from the disease.

A total of 695,377 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 were recorded across the country in the past 24 hours. During this period, 239,733 Brazilians completed the course of vaccination, with 237,903 second doses and 1,830 single doses. There were still immunizations of 32,771 subjects with the first dose and 422,873 with boosters between yesterday and today.

In all, 160,555,061 people took the first dose, which corresponds to 75.27% of the country’s population. So far, 22618133 Brazilians have received the booster dose.

Among the states, São Paulo has the highest proportion of the population with full vaccination: 77.81% of the local population. Next comes Mato Grosso do Sul (71.52%), Minas Gerais (70.15%), Rio Grande do Sul (69.74%) and Santa Catarina (69.42%).

Regarding the percentage of application of the first dose, the population of São Paulo also ranks first: 81.9% of the local population. Next, Santa Catarina (78.72%), Piauí (77.86%), Paraná (77.85%) and Rio Grande do Sul (77.66%) appear.

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A day after the release, the government had yet to decide whether to buy a children’s vaccine

The Ministry of Health has not yet decided whether to buy covid-19 vaccines for children 1 day after Anvisa (National Health Surveillance Agency) Permission to apply in Brazil for a Pfizer immunizing agent Especially for audiences aged 5-11.

while the boss Jair Bolsonaro (PL) and Minister Marcelo Quiroga (Health) indicating unwillingness to buy vaccinations, Governor of São Paulo, Joao Doria (PSDB), negotiations with the laboratory to import the vaccine.

Asked UOL About when it intends to purchase the vaccines approved yesterday by the regulatory agency, the ministry responded in a note that it would “analyze Anvisa’s decision regarding the use of Pfizer vaccines in children aged 5 to 11 years in the national Covid-19 vaccination campaign.”

Vehicles combine for information

In response to Jair Bolsonaro’s government’s decision to restrict access to data on the COVID-19 pandemic, the media UOLThe 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 numbers, but the positions of the authorities and the president himself during the pandemic cast doubt on the availability and accuracy of the data.