With that, the State reached the number of 78,554 victims of the disease; according to the State Department of Health, the number has accumulated data since last Friday’s holiday
O State of Sao Paulo registered this Tuesday, the 6th, the highest number of daily deaths per Covid-19 since the beginning of new coronavirus pandemic. In the last 24 hours alone, 1,389 people died from the disease. Until then, the highest number of deaths in a single day had been 1,209 last Tuesday, 30. With that, the State reached the number of 78,554 victims of Covid-19. According to the State Department of Health, the record has accumulated numbers since the holiday last Friday, 2, when fewer deaths are usually registered. Regarding the number of cases, 22,794 new infections were reported from Monday to Tuesday. There are 2,554,841 cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
As of Monday, 5, there were 29,510 people hospitalized across the state, with 12,963 patients in the ward and 16,547 patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Thus, the occupancy rate of ICU beds is 90.7% in the State and 90.6% in Greater São Paulo. In order to reduce the spread of the pandemic, the State Government decreed that the Emergency Phase of the São Paulo Plan go until April 11, with stricter restrictions to curb the overload of the health system.