State of São Paulo has first death by Delta variant of Covid-19 – Prime Time Zone

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Piracicaba Health Department informed that the victim was a 74-year-old woman, with comorbidity and immunized with two doses of the vaccine

EFE / Federico Anfitti / ArchivePiracicaba registered the first death due to the Delta variant

The City Hall of Piracicaba, not inside of São Paulo, confirmed the first death resulting from the Delta variant gives Covid-19 in the State this Monday, 30. According to the Health Department of the city, the victim is a 74-year-old woman, with comorbidities and vaccinated with two doses of CoronaVac. Another five cases of the variant were registered in the city since the 23rd, being two men and three women aged 10, 16, 41, 51 and 52 years old. All are monitored by Epidemiological Surveillance. “The Secretariat recalls that the Delta variant (AY.4) has a higher transmissibility profile, however, it has not shown an increase in case fatality or severity. Even so, the folder asks the population to continue taking the necessary precautions, such as using a mask, using alcohol gel, as well as avoiding agglomerations”, he said in a statement. THE Young pan contacted the São Paulo State Health Department and is awaiting their return.