44% of the municipalities of SP did not register deaths by Covid-19 in the last week – Prime Time Zone

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The state also registered the lowest average of hospitalizations in the year, with a drop of 9% in the last seven days

RENATO S. CERQUEIRA/FUTURA PRESS/ESTADÃO CONTENTDeputy governor attributed the drop in cases and deaths to the advance of the vaccination campaign

Of the 645 municipalities in the State of São Paulo, 288 did not register new deaths due to Covid-19 last week, which represents 44% of cities. “Vaccination, in addition to reducing hospitalizations, is also reducing the number of deaths in São Paulo. Almost half of the cities in our state, 288 municipalities, did not register any deaths in the last week, which is also the result of advanced vaccination in the state”, said the vice-governor Rodrigo garcia (DEM). The data analyzed are from the 14th to the 21st of July. São Paulo also registered the lowest average of hospitalizations in the year, with a drop of 9% in the last seven days. The number of cases of coronavirus also fell by 6.9%. São Paulo has already vaccinated more than half of the adult population with at least one dose of vaccine. At least 18.6% have already completed the vaccination schedule, ensuring complete protection against Covid-19.