Data published by the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC) on Thursday, reveal that in the last 14 days Portugal registered more than 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Portugal remains in the red classification level, repeating last week, after having presented a yellow level in previous weeks.
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Compared to last week, the most regions of Spain, France and Italy went from yellow to red. There was also a deterioration, especially in the region of Eastern European countries and in the Nordic countries.
This Wednesday, Portugal registered another 4,670 new cases of COVID-19, adding another 17 deaths and eight hospitalizations in the last 24 hours, according to data from the General Directorate of Health. registered a number of new positive cases of infection by the coronavirus since the 6th of February, when 6,132 new cases were registered. The barrier of 4,000 new cases was only passed on February 10 (4,387), July 14 (5,153) and July 21 (4,376).
THE NUMBER OF NEW COVID-19 CASES REGISTERED YESTERDAY IS THE HIGHEST VALUE SINCE 6 February, WHEN 6,132.
Covid-19 infections continue to increase in Portugal, with 3,118 new infections reported on average each day, with a peak of 24%, considered the highest daily average reported on January 28, according to the Covid-19 Tracker tool from Reuters. There have been 1,151,919 infections and 18,458 deaths related to the coronavirus found in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.
Portugal presented around 117 thousand tests to covid-19 on Tuesday, considered the new maximum of tests in a single day since the beginning of the pandemic, the second revealed a testing task force, which integrates the Ricardo Jorge National Institute .