According to the latest bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health, there is this Monday 974 more cases of infection in the country, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 1,108,462.
they gave each other even more eight deaths per covid-19 on the last day, the accumulated total in the entire Portuguese territory increased to 18,265.
The recoveries, in the last 24 hours, were 539, increasing the total to 1,051,839.
Of the new cases of infection registered, 266 occurred in the North region, 118 in the Center, 382 in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, 46 in Alentejo, 106 in Algarve, 13 in Azores and 43 in Madeira.
Of the registered deaths, they took place in the center of the country, two in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, one in the Algarve and one in Madeira. According to DGS, as caused mortals are in the age groups between 70 and 79 years (two) and of the elderly aged 80 and over (six).
The number of admissions continues to increase: they are now 470 patients with covid-19 hospitalized, five more than the day before. In Intensive Care Units 76 patients are called (one more than the day before).
At a time when the pandemic situation is worsening in Portugal and throughout Europe, António Costa calls for this Friday afternoon a meeting at Infarmed with experts and policy makers, for an assessment of the status of covid-19 in the country.
The number of infections with SARS-CoV-2 in the last 14 days has risen again in Portugal, now in 156.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, as well as the virus transmissibility index (Rt) which increased to 1.16.
According to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General of Health, at the national level the incidence rate rose, from Friday, from 134.2 to 156.5 cases of infection per 100,000 inhabitants.
In mainland Portugal, this indicator also increased, from 133.3 to 155.3 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants.
The Rt – which estimates the number of secondary cases of infection for each person carrying the virus – increased slightly from 1.15 to 1.16 nationally and to 1.17 in mainland Portugal.