June 18, 2024

With 1,137 deaths in 24 hours, Brazil has passed 570,000 deaths due to COVID-19

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With 1,137 deaths in 24 hours, Brazil has passed 570,000 deaths due to COVID-19

Today, Brazil crossed the threshold of 570,000 deaths due to the Covid-19 virus, reaching 570,718 deaths since the beginning of the epidemic. The data was obtained by the Federation of Press Vehicles, among which UOL It is part, with state health departments.

And 1137 deaths were recorded during the past 24 hours. The moving average was 833. This indicator calculates the daily average of deaths based on data from the past seven days.

It is considered the most reliable figure, according to specialists, for analyzing the progress of the epidemic or its return, as it manages data fluctuations from health departments that occur on weekends and holidays, when states work on demand.

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The moving average of deaths this year has reached more than a thousand during 191 consecutive days. In 2020, the maximum time I stayed in this indicator was 31 days.

20 hours ago Yesterday, 38,218 new cases Corona Virus. This brings the total number of diagnoses made since the beginning of the pandemic to 20,417,204.

Three regions of the country have declining numbers: the northeast (-28%), the south (-18%) and the north (-16%). The Southeast and Midwest remained stable, with -4% and 1% variance, respectively.

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Overall, Brazil recorded -10% in the 14-day variance, indicating stability. Among the states and the Federal District, only Ciara has a 17% increase.

View the situation by state and by the Federal District

Southeast region

  • Espirito Santo: stable (11%)
  • Minas Gerais: stable (-14%)
  • Rio de Janeiro: relegation (-17%)
  • São Paulo: stable (5%)

The northern area

  • Rondonia: stable (10%)
  • Tocantin: stable (-11%)

Northeast region

  • Rio Grande do Norte: Relegation (-64%)

Midwest region

  • Federal District: stable (6%)
  • Mato Grosso: stable (-3%)
  • Mato Grosso do Sul: stable (0%)

Southern area

  • Rio Grande do Sul: down (-26%)
  • Santa Catarina: Relegation (-16%)

Ministry of Health data

The Ministry of Health reported, in a bulletin issued today, that Brazil recorded 1,106 new deaths due to Covid-19 during the past 24 hours. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 570,598 deaths from the disease in the country.

According to the volume’s data, there were 37,613 positive tests for covid-19 in Brazil between yesterday and today. The total number of infected people has increased to 2,041,183 since March 2020.

According to the federal government, 19,313,546 cases of the disease have been cured so far, with another 53,039 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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