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Brazil has the highest average number of Covid cases since August 4


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Brazil registered 24,426 cases of Covid, this Saturday (3), and with that reached 27,684 infections per day of moving average, the highest value since August 4 of this year (when, in fall, it was 29,885) and an increase of 79 % compared to the average of two weeks ago.

The country also recorded 84 deaths from Covid, this Saturday (3). With that, the country reaches 690,213 lives lost and 35,400,159 people infected by Sars-CoV-2 since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Recently, the country has witnessed an increase in cases and deaths from Covid. The moving averages of cases had an increase of more than 300% (in relation to the data of two weeks before).

This Saturday, both the average number of cases and deaths increased (again compared to two weeks ago). The average number of deaths is now 95 per day, a growth of 152%.

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In April of this year, the consortium of press vehicles stopped updating information on vaccination on weekends and holidays. The measure seeks to avoid inaccuracies in the numbers reported to the reader.

The data for the country, collected until 8 pm, are the result of a collaboration between Sheet, UOL, O Estado de S. Paulo, Extra, O Globo and G1 to gather and disseminate numbers related to the coronavirus pandemic. The information is collected daily by the consortium of press vehicles with the state Health Secretariats.

The initiative by the consortium of press vehicles occurred in response to the actions of the Jair Bolsonaro (PL) government, which threatened to withhold data, delayed bulletins about the disease and removed information from the air, with the interruption of the disclosure of total cases and deaths.

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