COVID-19: in the first five days of April, Minas Gerais records 1,381 deaths – General

COVID-19: in the first five days of April, Minas Gerais records 1,381 deaths – General
COVID-19: in the first five days of April, Minas Gerais records 1,381 deaths – General

As projects for a COVID-19 light alert for April, which can be an even more lethal month than brown, when records of deaths across the country. In Minas Gerais, 1,381 deaths were confirmed in the first five days, which corresponds to 23.9% of the total deaths in the previous month.

According to the epidemiological bulletin, released by the Secretary of State for Health, this Monday (5/4), the state recorded 59 deaths and 2,604 cases in 24 hours. The transmission curve shows a slight drop, but is still at a high level. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1.15 million people have been infected with the coronavirus. Of this total, 25,713 died.

The average mobile death toll 275, a 36.8% increase over 15 days. On March 23, the average of deaths was 201. The average of the last days of cases was 7907. On March 30, it was 10,242.

Or what or coronavrus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. The new coronavirus agent (COVID-19) was discovered in December 2019 in China. The disease can cause infections with symptoms initially similar to colds or flu, but with the risk of getting worse, which can result in death.
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How to COVID-19 transmitted?

The transmission of coronaviruses usually occurs by air or by personal contact with contaminated secretions, such as saliva droplets, sneezing, coughing, phlegm, close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands, contact with contaminated objects or surfaces, followed by contact with mouth, nose or eyes.Video: People without symptoms transmit the coronavirus?

How to prevent?

The recommendation is to avoid crowding, stay away from those with symptoms of respiratory infection, wash your hands frequently, cough with your forearm in front of your mouth and often use soap and water to wash your hands or gel alcohol after contact with surfaces and people. At home, take extra precautions against COVID-19.
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What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Check out the main symptoms of people infected with COVID-19:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
  • Gastric problems
  • Diarrhea

In severe cases, victims have:

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure

The types of symptoms for COVID-19 increase each week as the researchers move forward in identifying the behavior of the virus.

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Myths and truths about the virus

On social media, the spread of COVID-19 also spread rumors about how the vrus Sars-CoV-2 transmitted. And other doubts arose: Is alcohol gel capable of killing the virus? Is the coronavirus lethal at a worrying level? Can an infected person infect several others? Will the epidemic kill thousands of Brazilians, since SUS would not be able to serve everyone? We did a report with a doctor specializing in infectology and he explains all the myths and truths about the coronavirus.

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