This Monday, the bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health plus 21,917 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Portugal, 31 deaths and 18,083 recovered. Are now 331,158 active cases, 3803 more than the day before.
THE number of cases reported today (21,917) dropped significantly compared to the day before (32,271), will also remain well below the average of infected over the last seven days (35,61.9). However, it is worth noting that the number of infections is usually low on Monday, due to less testing and laboratory activity over the weekend.
On the other hand, increase admissions: there is at this moment 1938 people in national hospitals, 125 more than the day before. It is necessary to recover until the day March 2, 2021 to find more inpatients (1997).
The same trend can be seen in hospitalizations in intensive care units – there are more graves than on Sunday, that is, in total there are 174 occupied beds. It has been more than five months since there were so many patients admitted to the ICU.
already like deaths (31) decrease compared to the previous day (33). still keep going above the average number of deaths of the last seven days (28.7) and well above the average of the last 30 days (19.4 deaths). This suggests that deaths from covid-19 still continue with an increasing trend in Portugal.
THE transmissibility index (Rt) updated this Monday got down, but incidence continues to rise. OR
The general numbers of the pandemic since the first case of covid-19 was known in Portugal, in March 2020, are as follows: 1,906,891 infected, 19,334 dead, 1,556,399 recovered. There are still, to this day, 301,161 contacts under surveillance, 20,217 more than the day before.
North with more cases, Lisbon with more deaths
THE North was the region of Portugal that registered more cases of covid-19 this monday. In the last 24 hours, more were reported 8937 infected, What represents 40.78% make national total.
Immediately following is Lisbon and Tagus Valley with 8937 new infections (ie 36.22% of the total number of infections), the center with 2078 (9.48%), one wood with 1232 (5.62%), The Algarve with 796 (3.63%), The Alentejo with 532 (2.43%) and finally the Azores with 404 new cases (1.84%).
Finally, with regard to deaths by region, Lisbon and Tagus Valley are the ones with the most deaths this monday: 17. follows the North with six deaths on the last day, the center with three, The Algarve with three also, the Alentejo with Hmm, such as one wood.
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