July 4, 2022

Transmission rate rises for the fourth day in a row and reaches 0.96

Published on 05/04/2022 20:57

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The transmission rate of the novel coronavirus increased for the fourth consecutive day and the index reached 0.96 this Wednesday (4/5). According to the information contained in the Epidemiological Bulletin, issued by Department of Health of the Federal District (SES-DF), the viral index was 0.95 on Tuesday (3/5), 0.92 on Monday (2/5) and 0.84 on Friday (29/4).

The number is worrying, because according to the World Health Organization (WHO), when the rate is higher than 1, it shows that The pandemic is out of control. The current indication confirms that a group of 100 people can infect another 96.

In the latest bulletin, published at 5 p.m., the volume also notified two deaths from covid-19. The victims were males, aged between 80 and 89, residing in Aguas Claras. In all, 11,655 people could not resist and lost the battle to the virus since the beginning of the epidemic.

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With regard to the injured, 181 new positive cases were recorded during the past 24 hours. In this way, the file Total polluted And it reached in the federal capital 697,180. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the secretariat has reported that more than 621 thousand residents of DF, 36 thousand from Goiás, 9 thousand from other states, and 30 thousand are under investigation.

The moving average of infections is 197, which is a 19% increase compared to 14 days ago. The moving average for deaths is 1.2 – this is a decrease of 68%, compared to the calculation of 14 days ago.