Balance released today (26) by the Ministry of Health reported that the number of cases of the Delta variant of the new coronavirus rose to 169. In the update released on Friday (23), the number was in 143. Of this total, 13 patients had a serious condition and died as a result of covid-19.
The place with the most records so far was Rio de Janeiro, with 88 mapped cases. The Federal District took a leap and took second place, with 30 cases, against six on Friday.
Next come São Paulo with 15, Paraná with 13, Maranhão with seven, Santa Catarina with five, Goiás with four, Rio Grande do Sul and Pernambuco with three each and Minas Gerais with one.
The Ministry reaffirmed in a statement that guides states and municipalities to expand genomic sequencing (a procedure that allows finding the variants of the new coronavirus among those infected).
In addition, immediate notification of cases, isolation of those infected and the adoption of preventive measures in areas where patients with the variant have been found are recommended.
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