DF registers 13 more deaths and 728 cases in 24 hours


posted on 17/10/2020 19:47 / updated 17/10/2020 19:49

(credit: Robson Valverde / SES-SC)

The Federal District recorded 13 new deaths because of the covid-19 this Saturday (17/10). With the update of the last 24 hours, the federal capital reached the mark of 3,539 deaths and 204,304 cases of contamination by the new coronavirus. Among these, there are 194,996 recovered. The number represents 95.4% of the total occurrences in the federal capital. The information is from the latest bulletin from the Department of Health, released at 18h.

The new confirmed deaths occurred between September 10 and this Saturday (October 17), when a man over 80 years old died. The victim lived in Taguatinga, was admitted to the Regional Hospital of Samambaia (HRSam) and had comorbidities. With the new records, the number of deaths caused by covid-19 in the DF rose to 3,539.

The city with the most diagnoses for covid-19 remains Ceilândia (25,281), followed by Taguatinga (16,975), Plano Piloto (16,174) and Samambaia (13,076). The regions with the fewest occurrences are SCIA (69), Fercal (119) and Varjão (291).


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