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With information from UOL
MANAUS – For the seventh consecutive day, Brazil recorded the highest moving average of deaths from Covid-19 in the entire pandemic. This Friday, 5, the country had an average of 1,423 deaths from the disease in the last seven days. The survey is the consortium of press vehicles, based on data provided by state health departments. With this average of deaths, Brazil completes five days in a row with an accelerating trend. On Friday, the country recorded a 35% increase compared to the 14-day moving average.
From yesterday to today, 1,760 new deaths by Covid-19 have been recorded in the country. From yesterday to today, 1,760 new deaths by Covid-19 have been recorded in the country. Another eight maintain stable rates.
Of the regions, North (-4%) and Southeast (12%) remained stable. The others show an accelerating trend: Midwest (28%), Northeast (73%) and South (119%).
This is the 44th consecutive day in which Brazil has an average of Covid-19 deaths above 1,000, the longest period in the entire pandemic. Successive records show that the country is experiencing its worst moment since March 2020. With health systems on the verge of collapse, several states have announced stricter restrictive measures to try to stem the spread of the disease.
The ten highest moving averages of deaths by Covid-19 in Brazil were verified in the last ten days:
- 5 de March – 1.423
- 4 de March – 1.361
- 3 de March – 1.332
- 2 de March – 1.274
- 1º de March – 1.223
- 28 de February – 1.208
- 27 de February – 1.180
- 26 de February – 1.148
- 25 de February – 1.150
- 24 de February – 1.129
So far, Covid-19 has killed 262,948 people in Brazil since the beginning of the pandemic. Of the five days with the highest number of deaths, all occurred in the last seven days (the numbers do not indicate when the deaths actually occurred, but, when they started counting from the official balance sheets):
- 3 de March – 1.840
- 4 de March – 1.786
- 5 de March – 1.760
- 2 de March – 1.726
- 25 de February- 1.582
Seven states counted more than 100 Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours. O total de vítimas apenas nesses Estados chega a 1.166:
- São Paulo – 370
- Minas Gerais – 172
- Rio Grande do Sul – 167
- Rio de Janeiro – 141
- Paraná – 107
- Santa Catarina – 107
- Bahia – 102
In the last 24 hours, there have been 75,337 positive diagnoses for the new coronavirus across the country, the third-largest mark since March 2020. The record was set on January 8, with 84,977. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the total number of infected has reached 10,871,843.
This Friday, the 5th, the Ministry of Health reported that Brazil registered 1,800 new deaths caused by Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been a total of 262,770 deaths from the disease across the country.
By the numbers of the federal government, this is the second most lethal day in the entire pandemic. The record was set last Wednesday, 3, with 1,910 victims.
From yesterday to today, 75,495 positive tests have been counted for Covid-19 across the country, bringing the total infected to 10,869,227 since the beginning of the pandemic. According to the folder, 9,671,410 people recovered from the disease, while another 935,047 remain in the follow-up.