Covid-19 Deaths Since November Increase Four-fold in Greater São Paulo

Municipal Health Secretary Edson Aparecido stated that the city can easily increase the number, reopening beds on closed floors at Brigadeiro Hospital and other facilities.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The rolling average of Covid-19 deaths, an indicator that assesses the evolution of the disease based on an average of new deaths over the past seven days, has multiplied four-fold in Greater São Paulo since the first half of November, when the current wave of contagion began. This average stood at 22 daily deaths on November 10th and reached 88 on Friday.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) occupancy rates in the metropolitan region, also on the rise, have already alerted health authorities to a potential increase in the transfer of critically ill patients, at . . .

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