Brazil registers more than 16 thousand new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours – Prime Time Zone

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According to the Ministry of Health, in the same period there were 404 deaths

ALOISIO MAURICIO/FOTOARENA/ESTADÃO CONTENTMore than 21 million cases of the disease have been registered here

According to the Ministry of Health, in the last 24 hours, the country registered 404 new deaths by Covid-19, totaling 600,829 deaths. In the same period, there were 16,451 new cases, totaling 21,567,181 since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020. The lethality of the disease is this Saturday, 9, at 2.8%, while the mortality is 285.9. The number of recovered cases is 20,670,348, and another 296,004 are still under medical or home care. According to the Health Department of the State of São Paulo, this Saturday the lowest number of hospitalizations in the last 18 months was registered in the state, and the occupancy rate was also in UTIs the smallest since the beginning of the pandemic. On the other hand, vaccination is going full steam ahead. According to the government’s vacinometer, more than 301 million doses have been distributed across the country, and 245,109,870 have already been applied.