The state of São Paulo reached 6,045 deaths confirmed by a new coronavirus this Saturday, 23. The number of confirmed cases is 80,558, distributed in 505 municipalities in São Paulo, according to the balance of the State Department of Health.
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In the last 24 hours, the state recorded 272 new deaths. In all, 236 cities in São Paulo had a confirmed death related to covid-19.
According to the secretariat, 11,900 patients with suspicion or confirmation of the disease are hospitalized in São Paulo, of which 4,674 are in ICU beds. The average occupancy of the exclusive ICU for covid-19 is 73.7% in the State, but reaches 89.2% in Greater São Paulo.
The profile of fatal victims is 3,558 men and 2,487 women. Of the total deaths, 72.9% were people aged 60 or over. The distribution in the other age groups is as follows: nine deaths of people under 10 years old; 17 of patients between 10 and 19 years old; 50 from 20 to 29 years old; 240 from 30 to 39 years old; 449 from 40 to 49 years old; and 868 among those between 50 and 59 years old.
According to the secretariat, risk factors were identified in 80 3% of deaths. The most recurrent are: heart disease (58.7%), diabetes mellitus (43.3%), neurological disease (11.3%), kidney disease (10.4%) and pneumopathy (9.6%). Other factors identified are immunosuppression, obesity, asthma and hematological and hepatic diseases.
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