Brazil: more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

Brazil Covid

The consortium of media outlets released a new survey of the situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil from data from the state health secretariats, consolidated at 8 pm this Thursday (17).

The country registered 1,054 deaths by Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, reaching a total of 184,876 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. The country had not registered 1,000 deaths in one day since September 15, when 1,090 deaths were registered. Thus, the moving average of deaths in Brazil in the last 7 days was 725 — the highest since September 21, when the moving average was 748 deaths per day in one week. The variation was +27% compared to the average of 14 days ago, indicating an upward trend in deaths from the disease.

In confirmed cases, since the beginning of the pandemic 7,111,527 Brazilians have had or have the new coronavirus, with 68,832 of these confirmed on the last day — the second highest record since the beginning of the consortium’s disclosure. The moving average in the last 7 days was 46,855 new diagnoses per day. This is the highest moving average of cases since the beginning of the pandemic. This represents a +10% variation from cases registered in two weeks, indicating a trend of stability in diagnoses.

The state of São Paulo has again registered cases and deaths by Covid-19 after claiming to have had problems with the system of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday (16). With this, the registers of deaths and new infections and deaths in the last 24 hours are accumulated. There were 399 deaths registered in one day and 20,303 confirmed cases.

16 states and the DF have high in the moving average of deaths: PR, RS, SC, ES, MG, RJ, DF, MS, MT, AC, AP, PA, AL, BA, PB, RN and SE.

Brazil, December 17th

  • Total deaths: 184,876
  • Register of deaths in 24 hours: 1,054
  • Average of new deaths in the last 7 days: 725 (variation in 14 days: +27%)
  • Total confirmed cases: 7,111,527
  • Register of confirmed cases in 24 hours: 68,832
  • Average new cases in the last 7 days: 46,855 per day (variation in 14 days: +10%)

(Before the 8:00 p.m. balance sheet, the consortium published a partial bulletin at 1:00 p.m., with 183,959 deaths and 7,053,486 confirmed cases).

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