COVID-19: Minas registers 320 deaths and almost 6 thousand new cases in 24 hours – Gerais

COVID-19: Minas registers 320 deaths and almost 6 thousand new cases in 24 hours – Gerais
COVID-19: Minas registers 320 deaths and almost 6 thousand new cases in 24 hours – Gerais
Minas Gerais beat record of deaths by COVID-19 this Friday (2/4) (foto: Gladyston Rodrigues/EM/D.A Press)

Another 320 miners were added to the tragic list of patients who died victims of the COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. According to the epidemiological bulletin of the Secretary of State for Health (SES-MG), released this Saturday (3/04), the state now accumulates 25,534 deaths from the beginning of the pandemic.

According to the balance, the total number of infected people reaches 1,153,526 in Minas, adding 5,948 new cases in 24 hours. Another 5,854 people were healed from Friday to Saturday.

The state broke a new record this Friday (2/4) with the day with the most deaths since the beginning of the pandemic of the new coronavirus. There were 486 deaths in 24 hours.

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, the victims have:

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure

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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, as 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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