People passing through the central area of ​​Campo Grande (Photo: Marcos Maluf/Arquivo)

Average national contagion is 0.60 while Mato Grosso do Sul registers 0.82

People passing through the central area of ​​Campo Grande (Photo: Marcos Maluf/Arquivo)

A survey released this Tuesday (12), by Imperial College in London, points out that covid-19’s transmission rate reached the lowest rate since April 2020 in Brazil. According to the data, every 100 infected people transmit the virus to another 60 people, a rate of 0.60.

References to the evolution of covid-19 cases are made as follows, when it is below 1 the rate indicates that the spread of the virus is declining. When it is above 1, it indicates an increase.

In Mato Grosso do Sul, according to an epidemiological bulletin released last Monday (11), the transmission rate is 0.82, that is, every 100 infected people transmit the virus to 82 people.

In the last 14 days, even with the relaxations in health measures, the State has managed to maintain the average at 0.80. The lowest rate, 0.79 was registered on October 24th and the highest 0.84 was repeated between the 14th and 17th of the same month. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 374,495 have been contaminated with the virus in Mato Grosso do Sul.

The contagion rate is directly related to the increase in vaccination. Currently the state already has 77% of the adult population vaccinated at least with the first dose or single dose. Full immunization in this audience has already surpassed 60%.

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