Deaths from covid-19 reach the lowest level since May, says Fiocruz – Jornal CORREIO


Brazil recorded 461.14 daily deaths from covid-19, according to the seven-day moving average. According to data from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), this is the lowest level of daily deaths since May 6, when there was an average of 437.57 deaths from the disease.

The data released on Sunday, 25, also show that there were drops of 6.5% in the number of deaths in relation to the seven-day moving average recorded a week earlier (493.43) and of 33.4% in comparison with the deaths a month earlier (692.43).

The peak of covid-19 deaths in the country (1,094.14) was reached on July 25.


The seven-day moving average of new cases was 22,483.14. In this type of analysis, however, there was an increase of 11% in relation to the cases of the previous week. In comparison with the previous month, there was a drop of 22.1%.

The peak of daily cases (47,514.57) was recorded on July 28.


Twelve units of the federation had a drop in the average of deaths in relation to the previous week. Among the biggest decreases are Rondônia (-47.9%), Ceará (-44.6%) and Distrito Federal (-33.8%). Ten states had an increase in the average of deaths, with emphasis on places such as Pará (95.4%), Amapá (66.3%) and Acre (40.8%).

The states with the highest average of deaths on Saturday, 24, were São Paulo (104.86), Rio de Janeiro (65.14) and Minas Gerais (46.71). Santa Catarina maintained the number of deaths between one week and another. Roraima, Tocantis and Mato Grosso do Sul did not have their data released.


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