Minas Gerais confirms more than 1,141 cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours and total reaches 271,194 – Gerais


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Minas Gerais comea a week accounting for 271,194 cases of COVID-19 and 6,727 deaths. The data are from the bulletin released by the Secretary of State for Health (SES) on Monday.

There were 1,141 confirmations in the last 24 hours. J the number of bits confirmed from yesterday to today was 13. The lowest so far was last Monday, with 10 deaths, which may be related to the lack of teams in the municipalities to update data on Sundays.

The number of municipalities with cases of the disease also rose, reaching 843 of the 853 in Minas Gerais.

Also according to the bulletin, 237,429 cases were recovered and another 27,038 were being monitored.

Belo Horizonte data should receive a new update with the bulletin from the Municipal Health Secretariat, normally released late. Regarding the government of Minas Gerais, the capital still leads the number of cases in the state, with 38,173 people infected with the coronavirus and 1,167 deaths.

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.

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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 contacting 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, victims have:

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Renal 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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