Brazil registered this Thursday (1 °) 3,769 deaths by Covid-19
in the last 24 hours, the third highest number since the beginning of the pandemic, reaching a total of 325,284 accumulated deaths. The moving average of deaths exceeded 3,000 for the first time and reached 3,117. The data are from the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass).
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In confirmed cases, since the beginning of the pandemic, 12,839,284 Brazilians have already had or have the new coronavirus, with 91,097 of these confirmed on the last day. The moving average over the past seven days was 74,239.
The ranking of number of deaths continues to be led by the state of São Paulo, which has 75,734 deaths caused by Covid-19. Rio de Janeiro remains in second place, with 37,114 deaths, followed by Minas Gerais (24,728), Rio Grande do Sul (20,063) and Paraná (16,941).
The counting of cases carried out by the State Health Secretariats includes symptomatic or asymptomatic people; that is, in the latter case they are people who were or are infected, but did not show symptoms of the disease.
Since the beginning of June, Conass has released the Covid-19 pandemic numbers due to confusion with the Ministry of Health data. The information from the health secretaries serves as a basis for the official government table, but some are published about an hour before.
More than 129 million people have been infected worldwide. Of the total number of patients, more than 28 million died, according to Johns Hopkins University. Brazil continues to be the third country in the world in number of cases of Covid-19 and the second in deaths, behind only the United States.
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