141.3 million Brazilians complete vaccination

141.3 million Brazilians complete vaccination

Brazil today reaches the mark of 141.3 million residents with full vaccination against COVID-19. Already 141,322,921 Brazilians have been vaccinated with either a second dose or a single dose, representing 66.25% of the national population. The survey is carried out by a consortium of press vehicles out of which uol part, which is based on information provided by state health secretariats.

because of the attack hacker The vaccination data for some states have yet to return to normal, as happened last week on the health ministry’s website, application and Connectus page (a platform that shows proof of vaccination against COVID-19). The invasion also compromised the dissemination of information about cases and deaths due to the disease.

There is a record of 695,377 doses of vaccine against Kovid-19 across the country in the last 24 hours. During this period, 239,733 Brazilians completed vaccination cycles with 237,903 second doses and 1,830 single doses. 32,771 people were vaccinated earlier and 422,873 people were yet to be vaccinated with boosters between yesterday and today.

In total, 160,555,061 residents took the first dose, which corresponds to 75.27% of the country’s population. So far 22,618,133 Brazilians have received a booster dose.

Among the states, So Paulo has the highest percentage of the population with full vaccination: 77.81% of the local residents. It is followed by Mato Grosso do Sul (71.52%), Minas Gerais (70.15%), Rio Grande do Sul (69.74%) and Santa Catarina (69.42%).

With regard to the percentage of application of the first dose, the people of So Paulo also rank first: 81.9% of the local population. Next, Santa Catarina (78.72%), Piau (77.86%), Paraná (77.85%) and Rio Grande do Sul (77.66%) will appear.

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Even a day after its release, the government has not yet decided whether to buy the childhood vaccine.

The Health Ministry has not yet decided whether to buy Kovid-19 vaccines for children or not. One day after Anvisa (National Health Monitoring Agency) Authorize the application in Brazil of an immunization agent developed by Pfizer Especially for an audience of 5 to 11 years.

while the president Jair Bolsonaro (PL) and Minister Marcelo Quiroga (Health) indicate reluctance to buy vaccinations, Governor of So Paulo, joao doria (PSDB) initiated talks with the laboratory to import the vaccine.

asked by uol When it intends to buy the vaccines approved by the regulatory agency yesterday, the ministry responded in a note that it would “consider the use of Pfizer vaccines in children aged 5 to 11 years in the national immunization campaign against Covid-19.” Will analyze the decision of.

vehicles united for information

In response to the Jair Bolsonaro government’s decision to restrict access to data on the Covid-19 pandemic, the media uol, O Estado de S. Paulo, Folha de S.Paulo, O Globo, g1 and Extra formed a consortium to work collaboratively to obtain the necessary information directly from the state health secretariats of the 27 units of the union.

The federal government, through the Ministry of Health, must have been the natural source of these numbers, but the attitude of officials and the president himself during the pandemic cast doubt on the data’s availability and its accuracy.

About the author: Muhammad Wayne

Wayne is a reporter who covers everything from oil trading to China's biggest conglomerates and technology companies. Originally from Chicago, he is a graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program.

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