In all, Brazil has already recorded 551,835 deaths and 19,749,073 infections caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus, which caused the epidemic.
The state of São Paulo maintains the absolute lead in the number of deaths and cases in Brazil, with a total of 137,740 deaths and 4,015,426 confirmed cases of the disease.
In terms of deaths, Rio de Janeiro (58,612) came second, followed by Minas Gerais (49901), Parana (34,695) and Rio Grande do Sul (33,147).
In the total number of cases, Minas Gerais ranked second (1,942,682), followed by Paraná (1,368,490), Rio Grande do Sul (1,355,601) and Bahia (1,187,550).
The Ministry of Health said in a statement, Tuesday, that more than 96 million Brazilians have already been vaccinated with at least one dose of the immunizing agent used in the country, and confirmed that these results “reflect a decrease of more than 40% in the country.” The number of cases and deaths from the disease in one month.
The ministry highlighted the figures that take into account the moving average of cases and deaths between June 25 and July 25 this year, on a 42% decrease in the number of deaths since the country moved from a moving average of 1.92 thousand deaths to 17 thousand deaths. . deaths in that period.
The number of cases in Brazil fell to 42.77 thousand in the moving average for Sunday, July 25, which is a 40% decrease compared to June 25.
For Brazil’s Minister of Health, Marcelo Quiroga, the decline in the number of infections and deaths in the pandemic is a result of advances in vaccination.
The COVID-19 pandemic has killed at least 4,169,966 people worldwide, among more than 194.6 million cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the latest report from Agence France-Presse.
The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which was discovered in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and currently with variants identified in countries such as the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Brazil and Peru.
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