New variant of coronavirus is more contagious in the young population – Portal do Governo do Mato Grosso do Sul

New variant of coronavirus is more contagious in the young population – Portal do Governo do Mato Grosso do Sul
New variant of coronavirus is more contagious in the young population – Portal do Governo do Mato Grosso do Sul
The population aged between 29 and 49 years is being the most affected with the new variant of Covid -19. According to the Epidemiological Bulletin of this Monday (5) the total is in this age group already reaches the range of 62.3%. The contagion rate is 1.08.
In addition to non-compliance with current health rules, the high rate is the result of the new variant that is in circulation in the country, twice as contagious. Without a network of responsibility and solidarity, Mato Grosso do Sul will continue to face new peaks of the disease, as explained by the assistant secretary of SES, Christine Maymone.
This Monday’s record (5) shows 831 new cases and 32 deaths. Numbers that may be different because the data were collected on Saturday. About 375 samples are being analyzed at Lacen and 7,554 cases have not been closed by the municipal system.

In an attempt to alert the population of the important role that each citizen has in the face of the pandemic problem, the Secretary of Health, Geraldo Resende pointed out that Brazil has registered 12,984,956 cases and 331,433 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. “Numbers higher than the sum of 109 countries”, he stressed.

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The five cities with the highest number of new cases are: Campo Grande with 376 more; Dourados +139; Nova Andradina +48; Três Lagoas +39; Clear Water +30. Due to the restrictive measures of last week, the numbers fell slightly by 1.3.
With the record of 32 more deaths, the total number has already reached the sad mark of 4,513 losses. The lethality rate is 2.8% and the moving average for the last week was 50 deaths per day.
There were 11 municipalities that registered deaths according to the Covid Bulletin 19 of this Monday. In Campo Grande there were 16 patients who lost the fight against the disease; next comes Dourados with 4 deaths; Ponta Porã and Sidrolândia registered 2 deaths each; Taquarussú, Três Lagoas, Caarapó, Naviraí, Paranaíba, Glória de Dourados, Aquidauana and Alcinópolis had one death in each city.
The occupation of beds remains high in the five macro-regions of the State. Campo Grande has 107%; Dourados 87%, Três Lagoas 93%; Corumbá 96%.
13,643 people are in isolation and 1,291 are hospitalized. There are 741 in clinical beds (439 public and 302 private), and 550 in ICU beds (390 public and 160 private).

Report card HIS:

Theresa Hilcar, Subcom

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