RS exceeds 20,000 deaths caused by Covid; moving average breaks record | Rio Grande do Sul

RS exceeds 20,000 deaths caused by Covid; moving average breaks record | Rio Grande do Sul
RS exceeds 20,000 deaths caused by Covid; moving average breaks record | Rio Grande do Sul

This Thursday (1st), Rio Grande do Sul reached the number of 20,063 deaths from Covid-19. The count was updated after the release of a new bulletin from the State Department of Health (SES).

According to SES, 327 deaths in last 24 hours. Of the total, 321 deaths occurred in the month of March. The other six are from other periods.

The moving average of deaths reached 303 daily records, O highest ever observed. In comparison with 14 days ago, there was an increase of 9%, what it means stability.

Moving average deaths in RS

Deaths, on average, in the last seven days

Source: SES-RS, G1 RS and media consortium

SES has also identified 5,069 more people who tested positive for coronavirus. Thus, RS has 850,220 infected.

At least 808,641 (95%) are recovered, while 21,445 (3%) are being monitored. The lethality rate is 2.4%.

The moving average of cases reached around 5,000 new daily records, a variation of -29% compared to two weeks ago, which confirms the downward trend for seven consecutive days.

Moving average of cases in RS

Coronavirus cases, on average, in the last seven days

Source: SES-RS, G1 and press media consortium

On the afternoon of this Thursday, RS registered 98.4% of occupied ICU beds. It was the first time after 30 days in a row that the hospital system operated below the limit.

At 17:07, the state had 3,325 inpatients in 3,387 places. In the public system, the bed capacity was 92.5%. In the private network, 112.8% of the beds were occupied.

Vaccination has already reached 1,171,721 people, of which 305,307 received the second dose. This means that 10.3% of the population of RS received at least the first dose of immunization.

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