Brazil recorded 199 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours – Monday’s figure is usually lower, due to data blocking over the weekend. The moving average for deaths was again below 500 and was the lowest in 20 days: 498.
The moving average is calculated from the data obtained by the Association of Press Vehicles, among which UOL It’s part, along with state health departments. When it comes to the average number of deaths, data on daily deaths for the past seven days is taken into account.
Brazil is also approaching the 600,000 mark of deaths from the disease. With today’s data, the total came to 598,185.
Today, Acre, Amapa, Ciara and Rio Grande do Norte have not recorded any deaths due to COVID-19. Mato Grosso do Sul revised his data, so the number of deaths was negative.
Paraíba and Rondônia did not send their data on cases and deaths until the consortium’s bulletin closed.
Today, 11,149 new cases Corona Virus in the country. Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March of last year, 2,476,823 cases of the disease have been diagnosed.
Ministry of Health data
204 new deaths due to COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours in Brazil, according to a bulletin issued today by the Ministry of Health. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the disease has caused a total of 598,152 deaths across the country.
According to the ministry’s figures, there were 10,425 confirmed cases of Covid-19 virus in Brazil between yesterday and today, bringing the total number of infected people to 2,1478.546 since March 2020.
According to the federal government, 20,462,345 cases of the disease have been cured so far, with 418,049 more cases being 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 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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