This Thursday (20), Brazil recorded 168,495 cases of Covid-19 and 350 deaths from the disease in the last 24 hours.
As a result, the moving average of cases — considering the last seven days — stands at 110,047, the highest since the beginning of the pandemic, according to data from the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass).
The moving average of deaths is 237, also considering the last seven days. It is the highest since November 19, 2021 and represents an increase of 83% in relation to the moving average of 129 deaths from last Thursday (13).
With the new numbers, Brazil accounts for 23,585,243 cases of infections and 622,205 fatalities from the disease since March 2020.
Anvisa authorizes the use of Coronavac in children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years
The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) authorized the use of the Coronavac vaccine against Covid-19 in children and adolescents from 6 to 17 years of age in Brazil, with restriction of application in immunosuppressed patients in this age group. The five directors of Anvisa voted unanimously in favor of using Coronavac this Thursday (20). Read more.
After Anvisa approval, São Paulo vaccinates first children with Coronavac
São Paulo vaccinated the first child against Covid-19 with Coronavac this Thursday (20), in a symbolic ceremony at the Brigadeiro Faria Lima State School, in São Paulo. Read more.
Investigation rules out vaccine reaction in children from Lençóis Paulista, says secretary
The Center for Epidemiological Surveillance of the State Department of Health of São Paulo said, this Thursday (20), that the vaccine against Covid-19 did not cause cardiac arrest in a 10-year-old child, in Lençóis Paulista. Read more.
Reference: CNN Brasil