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Journal: Unesc em Revista (Vol.4, No. 2)

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Page : 160-169

Keywords : Coronavírus; Transmission; Pandemic; Epidemiology; Espírito Santo;

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SARS-CoV-2 is a virus of the genus betacoronavirus, which has high transmissibility and affects the respiratory system. It was discovered in China, being at first, as an unknown pneumonia and then was called COVID-19. The global history of the new coronavirus is presented in this study, explaining its worldwide trajectory and the similarities discovered during past pandemics. The objective of this research is to contribute to the data analysis of the new coronavírus in the city of Colatina, in the region of Grande Vitória and in all the state of Espírito Santo. The evaluation criteria included only the cases counted as positive in the period of March 04, 2020 until August 28, 2020, and was based on the official channels of the Espírito Santo State government, such as the website of the State Health Department and the COVID-19 Panel, as well as the epidemiological bulletins released by the Municipal Health Department of Colatina. The result showed that the city of Colatina presented the peak of the epidemiological curve in a different period from the Grande Vitória region. At the end of the analysis, the data accounted a decrease in the number of cases, however, security measures must be maintained in order to avoid a new ascension of the epidemiological curve.

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