Brazil Reaches 5.4 Million Covid-19 Cases

Country registered 17,791 infected people and 288 deaths, this Monday; total deaths is over 157 thousand

This Monday (26), Brazil reached Covid-19 5,411,550 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, an underestimated number. There were 17,791 people with the novel coronavirus.

The country also recorded 288 deaths from Covid-19 and reached 157,451 deaths.

The values observed on weekends, Mondays and holidays are usually lower than on other days because of delays in notification by the health departments.

In addition to the consortium's daily data, Folha also shows the so-called moving average. The statistical resource seeks to give a better view of the evolution of the disease, 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 pm, the average number of deaths in the last seven days is 461, which represents a 18% drop in relation to the average of 14 days ago.

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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