Portugal registered on Monday seven deaths due to covid-19 and 600 new deaths caused by the new coronavirus, according to the bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) released on Tuesday. Admissions decreased both in the ward and in intensive care. The regions of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo and the North accumulate 372 new cases among themselves, representing 62% of the changes reported this Tuesday.
After being reported on Monday the smallest increase in daily cases in the last four months, the numbers rose again to values similar to the previous week. However, there is again a decline in terms of admissions. Since the previous balance, there are at least 21 hospitalized patients in Portugal, in a total of 399. Of these, 74 are in intensive care units, at least five.
Since June 18, there were not so few admissions to the infirmary, when there were 389. Also, since June 10, the occupation of intensive care was not so low, at the time with 72 hospitalized people.
Of the seven registered deaths, two were in the North region, two in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, two in the Algarve, and one in the Center. Enter as killed, five were men: two aged between 60 and 69 years, and three aged 80 or over. covid-19 has also killed, in the last 24 hours, two women aged 80 and over.
This Tuesday they also announced 1331 more recoveries, in a total of 1,019,266. Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, the country has been 1,067,775 confirmed cases and 17,962 kill mortals. There are 30,547 active cases of infection, minus 738 than the day before, and 27,391 contacts under surveillance by the authorities, minus 454 do that on the last swing.
Lisbon and North with 62% of infections
The region of Lisbon and Tagus Valley has the largest share of new infections, with 189 cases. Slightly behind is the North region with 183 new cases. These two regions total 372 new infections – which represents 62% of registered cases in Portugal this Monday.
Below is the Center with 69, Alentejo with 59, and the Algarve with 59. As autonomous regions of the Azores and Madeira, 21 and 20 modifications, respectively.
According to the DGS report, they have died of covid-19 9419 men and 8543 women, having 11,716 ages above 80 years, which corresponds to about 65.2% of the total.
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