For the second consecutive day, the moving average of deaths from the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) was below 500, according to the 8 pm bulletin of the consortium of press vehicles. This Wednesday (14), the calculation was 496
, the lowest since May 7.
A ” 7-day moving average
“makes an average between the number of deaths for the day and the previous six. It is compared with an average of two weeks ago to indicate whether there is a tendency for upward, stable or downward movement.
The calculation is a statistical resource to be able to see the data trend, drowning out the “noise” caused by the weekends, when the notification of deaths is reduced due to the shortage of employees on duty.
accounted 716 deaths
by Covid-19 since 8 pm on Tuesday, bringing the number of lives lost to the disease to 151,779. In the country, 26,675 cases of the new coronavirus were registered, totaling 5,141,498 infected.