Until this Tuesday (6), 1,169,489 miners have been infected with Covid-19 and, of these, 25,795 died from the disease. 10,450 new confirmed cases were registered and 82 new deaths compared to the day before.
There are still 101,612 patients who continue to be followed up at this time. In other words, they are patients with Covid-19 who have neither died nor recovered, and continue to have the disease to date, whether hospitalized or in isolation at home.
- See Covid-19 numbers in all 853 Minas Gerais municipalities
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 95,461 miners had to be hospitalized, in the public or private network. The other 1,074,028 were in isolation at home.
And 1,042,082 are considered “recovered”. That is, they are people who meet three prerequisites:
- have been asymptomatic for 72 hours
- were discharged from the hospital and / or completed ten days’ home isolation
- and without complications
Among the people who died for Covid-19 in the state, 78% were 60 years old or older, 71% had some comorbidity (especially heart disease and diabetes) and 55% were men.
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Of the 853 municipalities in Minas Gerais, 806 have had at least one record of death caused by Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, or 94% of the total.
To enter the cell, the SARS-CoV-2 virus binds to a molecule present on the cell’s surface (its receptor) – Photo: Science Photo Library
All Minas Gerais municipalities have had people with Covid-19, and Belo Horizonte had the most cases. According to the city’s latest epidemiological bulletin, 148,006 residents of the capital have already fallen ill and 3,314 have died.
- See the occupation of ICU beds and infirmary in Belo Horizonte and region
The occupancy rate of ICU beds for patients with Covid-19 in Belo Horizonte is 98.8%. The index remained in red, high alert.
The occupancy rate of nursing beds is also at a red level, with 82.5%.
The average number of transmissions per infected (RT) returned to the green level, with 0.99. That is, every 100 infected people transmit the virus to 99 others.
This is the smallest number, since the beginning of the most restrictive measures imposed by the purple wave, of the Minas Consciente program. On March 17, when Governor Romeu Zema decreed the purple wave across the state, the transmission rate was 1.26.
Until this Tuesday (6), according to the state government’s vaccinometer, 1,954,909 miners received the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 and 594,956 received the second dose, which guarantees complete immunity.
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In Belo Horizonte, according to the city, 317,235 received the first dose and 104,044, the second.
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To date, the state has received 4,651,980 doses of vaccine. Last Thursday (1st), the state received the largest consignment of vaccines, with more than 1 million doses, which began to be distributed to municipalities on Monday (5).
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