O This Friday’s report, by DGS and INSA, on the Monitoring of Red Lines for Covid-19 reveals that epidemic activity in Portugal has gone from moderate intensity to “reduced, with a decreasing trend at national level”, as well as continuing “Reduced pressure” on health services and impact on mortality.
The same document reveals that the Number of new cases of SARS-CoV-2 per 100,000 inhabitants, in the last 14 days, was 98 infections, with a decreasing trend at the national level.
Since, underline DGS and INSA, “no region applicable an incidence above the threshold of 240 cases in 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants “.
O Rt has a value of less than 1, indicating a decreasing trend in the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infections at the national level (0.89) and in all regions – although, it should be noted, in the updates made throughout the week that ends today, the transmissibility index registered slight increases.
Not age group 65 years or older, the number of new cases, per 100,000 inhabitants, accumulated in the last 14 days, it was case 73, also with a decreasing trend a Nacional level.
The number of Covid-19 cases admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICU) on the mainland also showed a decreasing trend, corresponding to 27% (in the previous week it was 29%) of the defined critical value of 255 occupied beds. The proportion of positive testicles for SARS-CoV-2 was 1.2% (1.6% in the previous week), which is below the defined threshold of 4.0%.
According to the DGS, there was also an increase in the number of tests for detection of SARS-CoV-2 carried out in the last seven days. The proportion of confirmed cases reported late was 4.7% (about half of last week), remaining below the 10.0% threshold.
In the last seven days, 93% of cases of SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 infection were granted within 24 hours of notification and, in the same period, all contacts in 83 were tracked and necessary when necessary. % of cases.
AN Delta variant (B.1.617.2), associated with India, remains the dominant variant in all regions, with a relative frequency of 100% of the homemade cases 37/2021 (September 13th to 19th) in Portugal.
The mortality caused by SARS-CoV-2 (8.4 deaths in 14 days per 1 million inhabitants) shows a decreasing trend, which reveals a reduced impact of the pandemic in terms of mortality from Covid-19 (less than 10 deaths per million in 14 days).
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