More than 8 million cases in Brazil epidemic – ópoca Negócios

More than 8 million cases in Brazil epidemic - ópoca Negócios

Brazil already has about 200 thousand deaths of Kovid-19 (Photo: Getty Images)

According to a survey by the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass), Brazil reported 52,035 more cases of Kovid-19 over a 24-hour period on Friday (8), the total number of infections since the onset of the epidemic at 8,013,708. ).

São Paulo is the state with the most cases in absolute terms (1,528,952), followed by Minas Gerais (579,469), Santa Catarina (515,209), Bahia (508,695) and Rio Grande do Sul (474,917).

According to the Bulletin, the fatality rate of the disease is 2.5% and the death rate has increased to 95.9 people per 100 thousand inhabitants.

The balance sheet also states that 962 new deaths were recorded in one day, increasing the number of people who lost their lives to 201,460 after March in the country. The incidence rate of Kovid-19 is 3,813.4 per 100,000 citizens.

In absolute numbers, São Paulo remained the state with the most deaths with 48,029, followed by Rio de Janeiro (26,480), Minas Gerais (12,469), Serra (10,122) and Pernambuco (9,789).

The moving average of cases in the last seven days is 45,002 and the number of deaths has increased to 867.

Brazil, which suffered a recurrence of the disease and reached the depressed 200,000 death mark yesterday, is the second country in the world to suffer the most by Kovid-19, behind only the United States (367,635), and third in cases. , Below the US (21,776,072) and India (10,413,417).

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