BH breaks new record by confirming 90 more deaths by covid-19 – News

BH breaks new record by confirming 90 more deaths by covid-19 – News
BH breaks new record by confirming 90 more deaths by covid-19 – News

Belo Horizonte registered, this Thursday (1st), another record of deaths caused by covid-19. In the last 24 hours, 90 deaths from the disease were confirmed.

This was the second record in less than a week, last friday (26), the city confirmed 59 deaths. Before these two notifications, the largest number of deaths was 53, recorded on the 4 e 11 August 2020.

The Municipal Health Department also registered 1,939 positive tests for the disease, and the total number of confirmed cases reached 144,877. In total, 133,768 people have already been cured, while 7,795 are still being monitored.

Monitoring indices

The three indicators of the pandemic in the capital of Minas Gerais decreased. The rate of transmission per infected person maintained the downward trend that started at least two weeks ago, and is at 1.06. The index, also known as Rt, still points to an increase in the spread of the virus in the city.

The occupancy of intensive beds for covid-19 patients went from 94.7% to 92.5%, still in the “red phase”. BH currently has 1,041 patients admitted to the ICU, 505 in the SUS network and 536 in private hospitals. 85 free beds remain, 43 in public hospitals and 42 in the private network.

The occupation of simple beds went from 82.6% to 81.8%. There are 419 nursing rooms available for patients with covid-19, 231 in the SUS network and 188 in private hospitals.

After accumulating 10 consecutive days of discharge, the incidence of new cases per 100 thousand inhabitants completed, this Thursday (1st), a week of consecutive falls. The index is 496.9, far from ideal for the reopening of schools in the city, which is 20 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants.

* Intern R7, under the supervision of Pablo Nascimento.

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