The Middle Tagus Public Health Unit (USPMT) again recorded more than 800 infections with the coronavirus in 24 hours. According to the daily epidemiological bulletin of this region, there are 862 new positive cases. The cumulative total of incubated cases, since the beginning of the pandemic, rose to 33,856 cases.
The 862 infections reported this Wednesday are located in Abrantes (1222), Alcanena (33), Constância (12), Entroncamento (78), Ferreira do Zêzere (39), Mação (19), Ourém (232), Sardoal ( 7), Tomar (170), Torres Novas (124) and Vila Nova da Barquinha (26).
With the Medium 862 contagions reported in the last 24 hours, the number of active cases in the territory of the 11 health municipalities of the Tagus was updated to 7,897. These cases are large in Abrantes (1,228), Alcanena (440), Constância (770), Ferreira do Zêre (294), Mação (152), Ourém (1,662), Sardoal (177), Tomar (1,464), Torres Novas (1,206) and Vila Nova da Barquinha (245).
With regard to hospitalizations in the Médio Tejo, a source from the Centro Hospitalar do Médio Tejo (CHMT) reported that the numbers are stable, without many variations. According to the status of three care units, in a variable way, among 4 patients. It is being maintained even with the possibility of meeting new contacts.
It should be noted that, according to the CHMT, it indicates that many of the patients are not hospitalized for illness caused by COVID-19, but have tested positive for SARS-CoV2 in the context of other pathologies.
The Centro Hospitalar do Médio Tejo has the Abrantes unit as its reference unit for the region.
Portugal registered 52,549 new infections with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the last 24 hours, a new maximum since the beginning of the pandemic, and 33 more deaths associated with covid-19, indicate figures released by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).
For the second day in a row, Portugal hits a new maximum of new contagions, with 8,820 more infections than on Tuesday.
According to the DGS epidemiological situation assessment report, there are more than 23,691 active cases since the day before, now totaling 356,477 infections.
The indicate a slight solution in the number of admissions to the ward, plus four, and assistance in intensive care, minus seven.
1,959 patients are now hospitalized, of which 153 are in intensive care units.
The 33 new deaths associated with covid-19), in the Azores (1) and Alentejo (1) .