This Tuesday Portugal registered 386 new cases of infection by covid-19 and two more deaths, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health.
According to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), in the last 24 hours there were 386 new cases and two deaths caused by covid-19.
Hospitalizations decreased this Tuesday, from 233 beds occupied to 220. There are also six fewer people hospitalized in ICU, whose total is now 60 users.
The two deaths occurred in Lisbon and the Tagus Valley and in the Azores.
The data also shows that there was a decrease of 184 active cases of infection, now totaling 21,997.
The incidence is now 50.5 in the national territory and 47.5 on the continent (less than half of the 120 red line). The values were 50.3 and 48.1, respectively, on Friday, so the variations are minimal.
The island of São Miguel, in the Azores, today registers 34 new cases of covid-19, all “in the context of community transmission”, and there is still a record of a death, informs today the communiqué of the Regional Health Authority.
In its daily bulletin, the entity states that “2,098 analyzes were carried out in the reference laboratories in the region, and a test in a private laboratory, which is not an agreement”, and “34 new cases were all diagnosed in São Miguel”.
By municipality, Ribeira Grande concentrates the largest number of new cases, with 31 new patients, 29 of which were detected in Rabo de Peixe, one in Ribeira Seca and one in Conceição.
In the municipality of Ponta Delgada there are two new cases, in São Roque, and in the municipality of Vila Franca do Campo a new case was diagnosed, in São Pedro.
According to the Azorean Health Authority, there is still a death, of a 38-year-old man, born in the parish of Ponta Garça, municipality of Vila Franca do Campo ”, in São Miguel, who“ was interned in the Care Unit Intensive Care Units (ICU) of the Hospital do Divino Espírito Santo, in Ponta Delgada, after worsening their health status, determining their death due to bacterial over-infection ”.
The new coronavirus pandemic has so far killed at least 3,391,849 people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a survey conducted by AFP news agency from official sources.
More than 163,507,240 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed since the pandemic began.
The figures are based on daily reports from the health authorities of each country until 10:00 AM (11:00 in Lisbon) and exclude further revisions by statistical agencies, as is the case in Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Europe today totaled 1,111,682 deaths for 52,309,980 cases, Latin America and the Caribbean 984,378 deaths (30,961,704 cases), the United States and Canada 611,321 deaths (34,326,283 cases), Asia 418,562 deaths (32,886,797 cases), the Middle East 138,267 deaths (8,275,925 cases), Africa 126,563 deaths (4,700,370 cases) and Oceania 1,076 deaths (46,187 cases).