Brazil registers 1,456 new deaths by Covid-19 in 24 hours; total is 540 thousand – Prime Time Zone

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In the same period, 45,591 new cases were registered, bringing the total number of infected by the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) and its variants to 19,308,109

ROBSON ROCHA/AGENCY F8/ESTADÃO CONTENTCountry is one of the most affected by the pandemic

In the last 24 hours, the Brazil registered 1.456 new deaths caused by Covid-19, causing the total number of deaths to reach the de 540 thousand. At the moment, the country has 540.398 fatal victims of the disease. In the same period, 45.591 new cases, causing the total number of infected by the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2) and its variants to go to 19.308.109. The moving average of deaths from the disease in the last seven days registered a slight decrease and went to 1.244, as well as the average of daily cases, which dropped to 41.087. The lethality rate remained stable at 2.8%. On the other hand, mortality and incidence rates were, respectively, 257.2 per 100,000 inhabitants and 9,187.9 per 100,000 inhabitants. The data were released by National Council of State Health Secretaries (Conass) through an update made at 6pm this Friday, 16.