Brazil registers 233 deaths and more than 10,000 infections by Covid-19 in 24 hours

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Brazil registered 233 deaths and 10,055 new infections by Covid-19, this Wednesday (8), according to data presented by the National Council of Health Secretaries (Conass).

With the updated numbers, the country already has 616,251 deaths and 22,167,781 cases of the disease since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020.

The moving average of cases over the past seven days was 8,844. The mobile average of deaths was 184 deaths.

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Reference: CNN Brasil

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