Death data on COVID-19 removed from http://covid19.ibge.gov.br


The IBGE removed, on this date (09/22), information on deaths by COVID-19 obtained from FIOCRUZ/Brasil.IO. It should ne noted that these data were obtained directly from FIOCRUZ and made available at http://covid19.ibge.gov.br. Fiocruz's methodology for death data differs from that used by the IBGE. Therefore, the decision was made to ensure coherence and consistency.

Directorate of Surveys
September 22, 2020

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