Brazil recorded 467 deaths from the COVID-19 virus in the past 24 hours. With this, the total number of deaths approaches 590 thousand – today it has reached 589,744. The data was obtained by the Consortium of Press Vehicles, among which UOL It is part, with state health departments.
On average, 546 people died of the disease in the past seven days, indicating a stable trend of -10% compared to the past 14 days. This is already the third consecutive day of stabilization, although the index has been above 500 for four days after passing it six days lower.
The moving average is the best indicator for analyzing the epidemic, 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, Rio de Janeiro did not update data on cases and deaths before 8 p.m. due to a problem with the notification in the system.
Sao Paulo, in turn, recorded an atypical number of cases for a second day due to an update in its balance sheets. Today’s state records indicate cases were reported between March and July of this year.
Eight states and the Federal District saw a decrease in the moving average of deaths, while there was a stabilization in 15 states. Minas Gerais, Rondonia and Piaui showed a trend of acceleration.
For the second day, the Midwest and Northeast declined (-35% and -24%, respectively), while the others remained stable: North (-6%), Southeast (-5%) and South (0%).
Also, during the past 24 hours, 35,140 new cases of the disease were recorded. Since the beginning of the epidemic, in March of last year, 2,1102,536 have been diagnosed.
Rondônia has revised its data and therefore the number of deaths recorded today is negative. No deaths have been recorded in Amapá since 20:00 yesterday.
View the situation by state and by the Federal District
- Espirito Santo: stable (-15%)
- Rio de Janeiro: stable (-10%)
- São Paulo: stable (-10%)
The northern area
- Tocantin: stable (-4%)
- Paraiba: stable (-11%)
- Pernambuco: stable (-9%)
- Rio Grande do Norte: stable (-5%)
- Federal District: Remains (-30%)
- Mato Grosso: stable (-15%)
- Mato Grosso do Sul: stable (-51%)
- Rio Grande do Sul: stable (-12%)
- Santa Catarina: stable (0%)
Ministry of Health data
Today, the Brazilian Ministry of Health announced that 333 new deaths were recorded from Covid-19 during the past 24 hours. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the disease has killed 589,573 people across the country.
According to the data reported by the volume, there were 11,202 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Brazil between yesterday and today, bringing the total number of infected people to 2108,219 since March 2020.
According to the federal government, 20,180,106 cases of the disease have been cured so far, with another 310,540 cases to follow.
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 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.
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