In the deadliest month of the pandemic, Brazil records 3,869 deaths in 24 hours – News

In the deadliest month of the pandemic, Brazil records 3,869 deaths in 24 hours – News
In the deadliest month of the pandemic, Brazil records 3,869 deaths in 24 hours – News

This Wednesday (31), Brazil registered 3,869 deaths from covid-19, a new record, according to data sent by the states to the Ministry of Health and Conass (National Council of Health Secretaries). The country closes the deadliest month since the beginning of the pandemic, accounting for 66,573 deaths from the disease in March alone; 321,515 died in total.

The month was marked by records followed by the daily numbers of deaths by the covid, surpassing more than 2 thousand deaths in 24 hours in the first half of the month, and more than 3 thousand in the last half. The moving average of deaths also registered records, reaching the mark of 2,977 in relation to the last 7 days.

Thus, Brazil has become the country with the highest number of daily deaths caused by covid-19, according to the platform Our World in Data, linked to the University of Oxford, and surpassed countries like France and the United States, next placed in the ranking respectively.

Death records recorded in March:

• March 31, 2021: 3,869
• March 30, 2021: 3,780
• March 26, 2021: 3,650
• March 23, 2021: 3,251
• March 16, 2021: 2,841
• March 19, 2021: 2,815
• March 25, 2021: 2,787
• March 17, 2021: 2,648

According to figures released on Monday by Conass, 90,638 new cases of covid-19 have been diagnosed in the past 24 hours. With today’s balance, the country counts 12,748,747 people who have already been diagnosed with the disease. The moving average of new cases in relation to the last 7 days also registered an increase, reaching 75,616.

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