Covid-19: Portugal Update, 2 October


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02-10-2020 18:19:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal today has registered six more deaths related to Covid-19 and 888 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has recorded 1,983 deaths and 77,284 cases of infection, with 25,942 cases now active, 460 more than on Thursday.

DGS indicates that of the six deaths recorded, five occurred in the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, where the highest number of infections is also found, and one in the North.

Regarding hospital admissions, the bulletin reveals that in the last 24 hours there is no record of new admissions, keeping Thursday’s number of 682 people.

The same occurred with intensive care, where there are 107 people without a new admission in the past 24 hours.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Portugal, 49,359 people have recovered from the disease.

In the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, 381 new cases of infection were reported, with the region accounting for 39,488 cases and 775 deaths.

Today, the North region records an additional 363 new cases of covid-19, totalling 27,732 and 888 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Central region there were 82 more cases, accounting for 6,294 infections and 263 deaths.

In Alentejo, two more new cases of covid-19 were recorded, totalling 1,512, with the 23 deaths previously recorded remaining.

The Algarve region has today reported 50 more cases of infection, adding up to 1,743 cases and keeping the number of deaths at 19.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores, five new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, totaling 280 infections detected and 15 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Madeira has recorded five cases in the last 24 hours, accounting for 235 infections, with no deaths to date.

Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 20 and 59 years of age. The age group 40 and 49 is the one with the highest value.

The new coronavirus has already infected at least 35,060 men and 42,224 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases.

Of the total fatalities, 993 were men and 990 women.

The largest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in people over 80 years of age.

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