Covid-19 has already killed more Brazilians in 2021 than the whole of 2020 – health

Covid-19 has already killed more Brazilians in 2021 than the whole of 2020 – health

As of Sunday (25), Brazil has recorded, in less than four months of the year, more deaths due to Covid-19 than in the whole of 2020, according to data from the Ministry of Health. There were 195,848 deaths, which is more than 194,949 deaths. last year.

The mark was crossed this Sunday, when they were registered 1,305 new deaths.

Therefore, it took only 115 days to overcome the number of deaths recorded in the 306 days of 2020 – from February 29 to the end of the year. Regarding the number of infected people, the number of infected people in 2020 is greater: 7.7 million in 2021, there were 6.7 million.

Despite the downward trend in the moving average of deaths and injuries since the second week of April, the numbers are still high compared to the average of the pandemic since the virus arrived in the country in February of last year. April has already seen 65,615 deaths and Monday (26) could become the worst month for the epidemic, surpassing March, when 65,795 deaths were recorded.

With the total numbers for 2020 and 2021, the country has a total of 390,797 deaths and 14,340,787 people diagnosed with the disease.

Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais are still the states with the largest number of deaths. According to the Ministry of Health, the number of people recovering exceeds the 12.8 million mark.

Moving average and immunization

The daily moving average (looking at the past seven days) of new infections is 56,800, and deaths in 2,495, both of which are declining, but still higher than what was usually recorded until February, before the new wave of the disease.

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a Vaccine Scale Act R7 It shows that 29,002,762 people received the first dose of vaccines against Covid-19 in the country, which is equivalent to 13.7% of the population, as 12.542.302 have already received the second dose and were fully immunized, equivalent to 5, 92%.

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