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Brazil records 11,716 new cases and 318 deaths

Brazil records 11,716 new cases and 318 deaths

The epidemiological bulletin of the Ministry of Health issued today (23) shows that Brazil recorded 11,716 new cases of Covid-19 virus within 24 hours. According to the report, just over 222,000 cases – equivalent to 1% of the total infected – are being followed up, while 20,895,886 people (96.2%) have been treated for the disease.

The bulletin showed that 318 deaths from the Covid-19 virus were recorded, while 3,045 deaths were being investigated. In the past three days, 159 deaths from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) have been recorded.

The Epidemiological Bulletin of the Ministry of Health presents updated data on the epidemic in Brazil. – Ministry of Health

In total, Brazil has already recorded 21,723,559 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. States

In ordering cases and deaths by state, São Paulo has not updated today’s numbers, but primarily tracks about 25% of the total number of deaths in the country – 151,471. The state has recorded 4,396,904 cases of coronavirus. In second place is Rio de Janeiro, with 67,997 deaths and 1,314,605 ​​cases of the disease. Minas Gerais ranks third so far with 55,383 deaths and 2177,140 positive diagnoses. vaccination

According to the National Immunization Committee of the Ministry of Health, 269 million doses of vaccines provided by the Unified Health System (SUS) have already been applied to the Brazilian population. Of these, 152,844,546 refer to the first dose, while 116,507,409 refer to the second dose, or a single dose, in the case of vaccination with the Janssen vaccine. The tool shows that more than 2.9 million doses have been applied in the past 24 hours – a number higher than the target for the paste, which aims to immunize 2 million people per day.

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Edition: Pedro Ivo de Oliveira Source: EBC Saúde