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12-06-2020 18:17:00 · 1 Comments
Portugal registered today a total of 1,505 deaths related to covid-19, one more than on Thursday, and 36,180 infected, plus 270, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health.
In comparison with the data from Thursday, where there were 1,504 deaths, today there was an increase of deaths of 0.1 percent. Cases of infection rose by about 0.8 percent.
In the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (14,407 cases), where there has been a greater number of outbreaks, there are 246 more cases of infection than on Thursday.
The North region continues to register the highest number of infections, totalling 17,024, followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, with 14,407, the Centre region, with 3,846, the Algarve (393) and Alentejo (277).
The Azores have 143 cases of covid-19 and Madeira has 90 confirmed cases, according to the epidemiological situation report in Portugal, with data updated until midnight on Thursday.
According to DGS data, the North region also remains the one with the highest number of deaths (811), followed by the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (417), the Centre (246), the Algarve and the Azores (both aged 15) and Alentejo, which records a death, said the epidemiological situation report.
The Autonomous Region of Madeira remains unregistered.
Data from the Directorate-General for Health indicate that 759 fatalities are women and 746 are men.
Of the registered deaths, 1,016 were over 80 years old, 288 were between 70 and 79 years old, 133 between 60 and 69 years old, 48 between 50 and 59, and 17 between 40 and 49.
There are still two deaths registered between 20 and 29 years old and one in the age group between 30 and 39 years old.
The clinical characterisation of confirmed cases indicates that 440 patients are admitted to hospitals, 25 more than on Thursday (+ 6 percent), of which 73 in Intensive Care Units, plus three (+ 4.3 percent).
According to the report, the municipality of Lisbon has the highest number of cases of infection by the new coronavirus (2,803), followed by Sintra (1,839), Vila Nova de Gaia (1,597), Porto (1,414), Loures ( 1,383), Matosinhos (1,292), Braga (1,256) and Amadora (1,186).
Since 1 January, 346,703 suspected cases have been recorded, of which 1,486 are awaiting test results.
There are 309,037 cases in which the results of the tests were negative, says the DGS, adding that the number of recovered patients rose to 22,200 (another 198).
DGS also records 30,779 surveillance contacts by health authorities.
Of the total infected, 20,464 are women and 15,716 are men.
The age group most affected by the disease is from 40 to 49 years old (6,058), followed by the age group from 50 to 59 years old (5,873) and people aged between 30 and 39 years old (5,657).
There are also 5,030 patients between 20 and 29 years old, 4,722 over 80 years old, 3,853 between 60 and 69 years old, and 2,751 between 70 and 79 years old.
The DGS also records 897 cases of children up to nine years old and 1,314 young people aged between 10 and 19 years old. There are also 25 patients whose age group is unknown.
According to DGS, 39 percent of patients positive for the new coronavirus have cough symptoms, 29 percent fever, 21 percent muscle pain, 20 percent headache, 15 percent generalised weakness and 11 percent breathing difficulty.
The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 418,000 deaths and infected more than 7.4 million people worldwide. At least 3.3 million patients were considered cured by health authorities.
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