Covid-19 already killed 18,000 people in Portugal

Covid-19 already killed 18,000 people in Portugal

Portugal registered, in the last 24 hours, 193 cases of the new coronavirus and seven deaths, according to the most recent epidemiological bulletin of the General Directorate of Health (DGS).

With the data revealed this Monday, the country reaches 18 thousand deaths associated with the coronavirus, a total of 1,071,307 infected. The transmissibility ratio (TR) has risen again, while the incidence of cases continues to decline. Interns also increased.

The North was the region where the most new infections were concentrated: 53, two more than the 51 registered in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo. This is followed by Alentejo with 38, Centro with 29 and Algarve with 11. In the Madeira archipelago there are eight new infections and in the Azores three.

Four of the seven deaths occurred in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, two in the North and one in the Center. The incidence and transmissibility ratio (TR) values ​​were updated this Monday. According to the DGS bulletin, Portugal has an incidence of 94.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 7.6 less than in the Friday update, and mainland Portugal 95.1, less 7.9 .

The TR increased and is 0.91 in Portugal and 0.9 when analyzing only the continent. In the last update this value was 0.89 in both cases. The number of admissions has increased, but there are fewer patients in Intensive Care Units.

351 people with covid-19 symptoms are now hospitalized, nine more than yesterday. In the ICU, there are 68 patients with covid-19, one less than on Sunday’s balance sheet. Of the total number of cases registered in Portugal, 30,222 – minus 145 – remain active. In the past 24 hours, 331 people have recovered from the disease, bringing the total to 1,023,085. Currently, health authorities have 26,574 contacts under surveillance, down from 986.