March 31, 2023
Brazil has 637 deaths and the average is still stable

Brazil has 637 deaths and the average is still stable

Today, Brazil recorded more than 637 deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 596,800 since the beginning of the epidemic. The data was obtained by the Federation of Press Vehicles, among them UOL It is part, with state health departments.

With the update, the moving average of deaths was 540 in the past seven days, indicating a stable trend of -1% compared to the past 14 days. There are already six consecutive days of stabilization in average deaths.

Today, the country also completes 17 days with an average of over 500. The number reached under 500 between September 8 and 13, but rose again a week after the September 7 holiday.

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.

The average decline was in 12 states, while 8 remained stable. Six and the Federal District showed acceleration.

Among the regions, only the Midwest was up, at 16%. The Northeast and North saw decreases of -22% and -25%, respectively. While the southeast (0%) and the south (1%) remained stable.

Another 27,979 cases were recorded. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the country has confirmed 21,425,777 cases of the disease.

View the situation by state and by federal district

Southeast region

  • Espirito Santo: stable (1%)
  • Minas Gerais: relegation (-25%)
  • Rio de Janeiro: stable (-10%)

The northern area

  • Rondonia: stable (-13%)

Northeast region

  • Pernambuco: stable (-4%)
  • Rio Grande do Norte: Relegation (-65%)

Midwest region

  • Federal District: Discharge (61%)
  • Mato Grosso: Kida (-40%)
  • Mato Grosso do Sul: stable (-14%)

Southern area

  • Rio Grande do Sul: stable (7%)
  • Santa Catarina: fall (-22%)

Ministry of Health data

Today, the Ministry of Health announced that Brazil has reported 627 new deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the disease has killed 596,749 people across the country.

According to the data provided by the ministry, there were 27,527 confirmed cases of COVID-19 virus in Brazil between yesterday and today. The total number of infected people has reached 21,427,073 since March 2020.

According to the federal government, 20,425,139 cases of the disease have so far been cured, with another 405,185 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 UOL, Estado de S.Paulo, Folha de S.Paulo, O Globo, G1 and Extra have formed a 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.