Portugal recorded in the last 24 hours 16,132 new infections with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, 38 more deaths associated with covid-19 and a further reduction in hospitalizations, indicated today the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).
Azores with 714 new infections and one death in the last 24 hours
The Azores diagnosed today, in the last 24 hours, 714 new positive cases of covid-19 and 2,299 recoveries, having also recorded one death, indicates the Health Authority bulletin.
The bulletin released by that entity adds that “an 81-year-old man, resident in Santa Luzia, in the municipality of Angra do Heroísmo, died at the Santo Espírito da Terceira hospital”, where “he had been hospitalized since January 27”, bringing the number of patients to 74. number of deaths in the archipelago since the beginning of the pandemic.
The man was “with two doses and available the vaccine for comorbidities”, the statement reads.
As for the new infections diagnosed, in the last 214 hours, the Azores Health Authority said that “7 positive cases of covid-19 were detected in the Azores”, of which “45 in São Miguel, 137 in Terceira, 26 in Pico, 20 in in Faial, 20 in Santa Maria, eight in Graciosa, five in Flores and three in São Jorge, resulting from a combined 2.74”.
The peak has already been reached and the pandemic has lowered the critical level to the alarm situation for health services. A is carried out by the Superior Technician and the Medical Association and the Medical Health Assessment Order on the services of the Instituto Superior.
More than 5.78 million dead worldwide
Covid-19 has caused at least 5.78 million deaths worldwide since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the Agence France-Presse.
The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.
The Ómicron variant that spreads and suffers from the world quickly, became since the first time, in November, South Africa.