Brazil records 73,000 cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours; total approaches 15 million – Prime Time Zone

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The moving average of deaths in the last seven days has dropped to 2,316; another indicator that decreased was the average of daily cases, which went to 58,413

Sandro Pereira / Estadão ContentSão Paulo is the state most affected by the pandemic, with 2,956,210 cases and 98,710 deaths caused by the disease

In the past 24 hours, the Brazil registered 73.295 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total of those infected with the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) to approach the 15 million. At the moment, the country has 14.930.183 positive tests recorded since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020. In the same period, there were 2.811 deaths caused by the disease, bringing the total number of fatalities to 414.399. The moving average of deaths in the last seven days has dropped to 2,316. Another indicator that fell was the average number of daily cases, which went to 58,413. The data were released by the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass) through a bulletin update made at 6 pm on Wednesday, 5. Even after the insertion of the new data, Sao Paulo remains the state most affected by the pandemic in absolute numbers, with 2,956,210 cases and 98,710 deaths caused by the disease.