Brazil recorded 204 deaths and 10,425 new cases COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The daily number of deaths on Monday (4) was the third lowest of the year, after only 203 deaths recorded on 09/20 and the confirmation of 182 victims of the disease on 09/06.
The moving average for deaths was 500, according to data from the National Board of Health Trustees (Kaunas).
With the update, the country has a total of 598,152 deaths and 2,1478.546 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
Genetics and Covid-19
A survey conducted by state universities in Paraná indicates that genes can influence the level of people’s reaction to Covid-19. The study included a review of about 90 scientific papers, published up to July 2021, related to variants of the novel coronavirus in countries such as the United States, England, Iran, Italy and Switzerland. Read more.
Delay in the second dose
In Sao Paulo, 560,000 people are late for the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In the state, at least 4 million people have not returned to take the second dose. Read more.
The Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Rodrigo Cruz, said Monday (4) that if the contract to purchase vaccines against Covid-19 is closed this year for 2022, the file will have a budget for 2021. Read more.
Quiroga returns to Brazil
The Minister of Health, Marcelo Quiroga, returned to Brazil on Monday (4), after being isolated in a hotel in New York, United States, after he tested positive for Covid-19. He landed in São Paulo, and from there he went to Brasilia. And he announced that he had tested negative for the virus on Sunday (3). Read more.
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