Brazil Reaches 4.6 Million Cases of Covid-19 and Approaches 140 thousand Deaths

This Wednesday (23), the country recorded 906 deaths and 32,445 people infected with Sars-CoV-2, shows a press consortium

Brazil recorded 906 new Covid-19 deaths and 32,445 cases of the disease this Wednesday (23). The country reached 139,065 deaths and 4,627,780 cases of the novel coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.

In addition to the consortium's daily data, Folha also shows the so-called moving average. The statistical resource shows the disease's evolution, as it attenuates isolated numbers that deviate from the pattern. The moving average is calculated by adding the result of the last seven days, dividing by seven.

According to the data collected until 8:00 pm, the average number of deaths in the last seven days is 699. The moving average had dropped but is now stable.

The average is still at high levels. (foto: Rubens Cavallari/Folhapress, COTIDIANO) - Folhapress

Brazil has a rate of about 66.4 deaths per 100 thousand inhabitants. The United States, which has the highest absolute number of deaths, and the United Kingdom, both ahead of Brazil in the pandemic (that is, they started to suffer from the problem before), have 61.8 and 63.1 deaths for every 100 thousand inhabitants, respectively.

Brazil has also exceeded Italy's death rate per 100 thousand inhabitants (59.2) and Spain (66.3).

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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