SC has a high of 5.8 thousand cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours


State broke the daily record of reported cases three times in the past ten days. Total confirmed cases reached 323,390 this Saturday (21)

Santa Catarina registered 5,888 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. According to the state government, there are a total of 323,390 confirmed cases of the disease since the beginning of the pandemic. Of these, 293,478 (90.7%) recovered and 26,453 are being monitored. The figures were released on Saturday (21).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,459 deaths have been caused by the new coronavirus. These numbers put the fatality rate at 1.07%. There were 24 deaths between Friday (20) and Saturday (21), while the estimated number of recoveries increased by 2,941. Still comparing the data for the two days, there are 2,923 more active cases.

Santa Catarina has an increase of 5.8 thousand cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours – Photo: Secom Itajaí

The state broke the daily record of reported cases three times in the past ten days. The last record was recorded on Friday (20), when 6,109 cases were recorded in 24 hours. The previous one was still this week, last Tuesday (17), which had 5,178 cases in one day. Seven days earlier, on the 10th, Santa Catarina had 4,886 confirmed cases.

The State Government estimates that 271 cities in Santa Catarina have active cases of Covid-19 at the moment. The place with the largest number of people who have contracted and disease is Florianópolis, which has 28,734 cases. Next, Joinville (27,949), Blumenau (18,686), São José (15,685), Palhoça (11,135), Balneário Camboriú (10,673), Criciúma (10,650), Itajaí (10,378), Chapecó (9,181) and Brusque (8,096) .

ICU occupation is 78.3%

Currently, there are 1,418 ICU beds active by the SUS (Unified Health System) across the state, of which 1,110 are occupied, 445 of which are for patients with confirmed or suspected coronavirus infection. The general occupancy rate is 78.3% and there are 308 vacant beds.

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