Dand according to the numbers updated today, Portugal had an average of 995 new cases per day per million inhabitants, above the average of 819 and the world average, which is 110.
In the European Union, Cyprus has the highest average, with 1,920 cases per million inhabitants, followed by France (1,850), Germany (1,340), Luxembourg (1,270) and Austria (1,150).
Worldwide, and considering only countries or territories with more than one million inhabitants, South Korea has the highest average in this indicator (2,590), followed by Cyprus, France, Australia (1,710) and New Zealand (1,570).
In terms of new deaths per million inhabitants attributed to the disease, Portugal has a daily average ratio of 2.3, minimized below the average of 2.4 that Our World in Data counted two weeks ago.
The European Union average in this indicator is at 1.8 and the world average at 0.3.
Of the EU countries, Greece has the highest average (6.3), followed by Finland (4.7), Slovakia (4.5), Malta (4.4) and Austria (3.5).
Worldwide and considering only countries with more than one million inhabitants, Hong Kong (Chinese Special Administrative Region) has the average (6.9), followed by Greece, Finland, Slovakia and South Korea (4.3).
The disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.
The Ómicron variant that spreads and suffers in the world quickly, became since the first time, in November, South Africa.
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