AN At the national level, an outcome taxon dropped from 127.3 cases to 111.6 per 100,000 population, according to the joint epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General of Health and the Doctor Ricardo Jorge National Health Institute released today.
In mainland Portugal, this indicator dropped from 129.7 to 113.5 cases of infection.
The Rt – which estimates the number of secondary cases of infection of each person carrying the virus, registered an increase since Friday, from 0.83 to 0.85 nationally and from 0.82 to 0.84 in Portugal continental.
The Rt data and the incidence of new cases per 100,000 inhabitants within 14 days – indicators that make up the risk matrix for monitoring the pandemic – are produced by health authorities on Monday, Wednesday and Friday .
The risk level in the covid-19 pandemic monitoring matrix is fixed at 480 cases per 100,000 population at 14 days.
According to the Government portal for covid-19, “the monitoring of the evolution of the pandemic will continue to be based on the indicators of incidence and Rt, adapted according to the evolution of vaccination (alert level is 240, level risk is 480) “.
Covid-19 has caused at least 4,744,890 deaths worldwide, out of 231.74 million infections by the new coronavirus registered since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the Agence France-Presse.
In Portugal, since March 2020, 17,995 people have died and 1,067,175 cases of infection have been recorded, according to data from the General Directorate of Health.
The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and currently with variants identified in several countries.
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