Brazil reported Sunday that intensive care models in 25 out of 27 states are no less than 80% full.
Of these, 14 have an ICU occupancy of over 90%, which means they’re overwhelmed or on the breaking point.
Two states within the south, Rio Grande do Sul and Mato Grosso do Sul, have reached capability of over 100%.
No states have ICU occupancy charges beneath 70%, and solely two have occupancy beneath 80% — Amazonas with 77.6% and Roraima with 72%.
Over the previous week, Brazil’s Well being Ministry has reported two of the very best numbers of latest instances in a 24-hour interval since January, topping properly over 90,000 new day by day instances on these two events.
COVAX doses arrive: The primary batch of Covid-19 vaccines despatched via the COVAX program arrived in Brazil on Sunday, the nation’s communication minister Fabio Faria introduced on Twitter.
“On this first batch, there are 1,022,400 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford immunizer. One other 1.9 million doses are anticipated to be launched by the top of the month,” Faria stated.
The contract signed between the federal authorities and the World Well being Group estimates that 42.5 million doses shall be delivered by the top of the 12 months. Up to now, it is established that the primary 9.1 million doses would be the AstraZeneca vaccine, shipped via the top of Might.
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