Minas Gerais confirms 2,800 cases and more than 100 deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours – General


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Minas Gerais
reached 295,169 cases confirmed of COVID-19, disease caused by the new coronavirus. The number of deaths already reaches 7,360. Data are from the State Health Secretariat, released on report card this Wednesday.

In 24 hours, there were over 2,878 confirmed cases and 101 deaths. After corrections last Monday, the number of municipalities with cases of the disease remains the same: 846 of the state’s 853. Thus, seven cities still do not have cases of the disease. The disease has already caused deaths in 599 municipalities.

The bulletin also shows that 260,674 people recovered disease and another 27,135 cases are being followed up.

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?

Transmission of coronaviruses usually occurs by air or by personal contact with contaminated secretions, such as droplets of saliva, 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.

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How to prevent?

The recommendation is to avoid crowding, stay away from those who show symptoms of respiratory infection, wash your hands frequently, cough with your forearm in front of your mouth and often make use of soap and water to wash your hands or gel alcohol after contact with surfaces and people. At home, take extra care 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, victims have:

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure

The types of symptoms for COVID-19 increase every week as the researchers move forward in identifying the behavior of the virus.

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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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