In fall, moving average of deaths by Covid in Brazil goes to 175, the lowest in 55 days | coronavirus

Brazil registered this Wednesday (17) 246 deaths by Covid-19 in the last 24 hourstotalizing 682,074 since the beginning of the pandemic. Thus, the moving average of deaths in the last 7 days is 175 –the lowest in 55 days, since June 23 (when it was at 152). Compared to the average of 14 days ago, the change was -16%indicating downtrend for the second day.

  • Total deaths: 682,074
  • Death record in 24 hours: 246
  • Average deaths in the last 7 days: 175 (14-day variation: -16%)
  • Total known confirmed cases: 34,221,103
  • Record of known confirmed cases within 24 hours: 22,046
  • Average new cases in the last 7 days: 17,930 (14-day variation: -40%)

Moving average of deaths by Covid in Brazil in the last 14 days. The percentage change takes into account the comparison between the numbers of the two ends of the period — Photo: Editoria de Arte/g1

Amapá, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rondônia and Roraima did not register new deaths from the disease in the 24-hour period. Already the state of large northern river did not release updated case and death data until the closing of this bulletin.

In total, the country registered 22,046 new Covid-19 diagnoses in 24 hourscompleting 34,221,103 known cases since the beginning of the pandemic. As a result, the moving average of cases in the last 7 days was 17,930. The variation was -40% compared to two weeks ago. And the lowest value recorded since May 26 this year, when the moving average pointed to 17,313 daily cases, more than two months ago.

Moving average curve of new known cases of Covid in the last two weeks — Photo: Editoria de Arte/g1

At its worst, the moving average surpassed the mark of 188,000 known daily cases on January 31 this year.

Death curve in the states

  • On the rise (3 states): GO, AC, MS
  • In stability (10 states): PE, AM, MA, PR, RS, RR, AP, SE, SP, CE
  • Falling (12 states and the DF): SC, RJ, ES, PA, MG, MT, RO, TO, BA, AL, PI, PB, DF
  • Not disclosed (1 state): RN

Moving averages of deaths and cases in the states — Photo: Editoria de Arte/g1

The numbers are in the new survey by the consortium of press vehicles on the situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil, consolidated at 20 pm. The balance is based on data from the state health departments.

Consortium of press vehicles

Data on coronavirus cases and deaths in Brazil were obtained after an unprecedented partnership between g1O Globo, Extra, O Estado de S.Paulo, Folha de S.Paulo and UOL, which started working collaboratively, since June 8, 2020, to gather the necessary information in the 26 states and the Federal District (know more).

Covid numbers in Brazil — Photo: Editoria de Arte/g1

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