The daily moving average of deaths caused by the new coronavirus in Brazil it was 689 this Wednesday, 30. The value considers the fluctuations of the last seven days and eliminates distortions between a high number of midweek and a low number of weekend.
Since 8:00 pm on the previous day, the country recorded 876 new deaths, bringing the total to 143,886 Brazilians who died from the disease since the beginning of pandemic. The number of cases rose to 4,813,586, after accounting for another 33,269 infected people. The data are from the survey of the press media consortium, formed by Estadão, G1, Or Balloon, Extra, leaf and UOL, and done in conjunction with the state health secretariats. Ministry of Health, in turn, points out that there are 4,180,376 recovered from the disease and another 486,607 who are being followed up.
Sao Paulo, The state with the highest absolute values of coronavirus in the country, registered in the last 24 hours more 6,109 new cases and 231 deaths. In total, the State registers 985,628 infected and 35,622 deaths. According to a bulletin from the State Health Department, 855,068 people were recovered.
At a news conference on Wednesday, the governor João Doria (PSDB) announced that if the coronavac passes the voluntary testing phase and is approved by the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa), vaccination may take place as of December 15 and will start with health professionals from public and private health units in São Paulo.
“The tests continue until October 15th. But we are confident in the result of this vaccine. We are advancing positively with the hope that this will be one of the most promising vaccines against covid-19. We will respect the testing procedures, and after approval by Anvisa, the start of vaccination is expected to start on December 15th, starting with health professionals “, said Doria.
According to the Johns Hopkins University count, Brazil remains the third country most affected by the pandemic in terms of the number of contaminated people. It is behind the United States and India, which occupy the first and second positions, respectively. However, in relation to the total number of deaths, the country remains in second place.
The balance of deaths and cases is the result of a partnership between the six media that began to work, since June 8, in a collaborative way to gather the necessary information in the 26 states and the Federal District. In an unprecedented way, the initiative was a response to the Bolsonaro government’s decision to restrict access to data on the pandemic and remained even after the maintenance of government records.
According to the Ministry of Health, 33,413 new cases of infection by covid-19 and 1,031 new deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. In all, 4,810,935 people became infected and 143,952 died from the disease. The numbers differ from those compiled by the press media consortium mainly because of the time of data collection.