Covid-19: Portugal Update, 27 November

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 27-11-2020 17:22:00 · 0 Comments
Covid-19: Portugal Update, 27 November

Portugal today recorded 67 more deaths related to covid-19 and 5,444 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus, according to the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

Over the past seven days, the country registered 4,119 fewer cases than in the previous seven days.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has recorded a total of 4,276 deaths and 285,838 cases of infection with the new coronavirus, with 82,116 cases now active, 125 less than on Thursday.

Regarding hospital admissions, the DGS epidemiological bulletin reveals that 3,208 people are hospitalised, 16 more than on Thursday, of which 526 are in intensive care, plus 10.

Of the 67 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 39 occurred in the North, 15 in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region, eight in the Central region, three in the Algarve and two in the Alentejo.

The North remains the region of the country to account for the largest number of cases and new daily infections, concentrating in the last 24 hours about 58% of new cases of covid-19, followed by Lisbon and Vale do Tejo.

According to the bulletin, the North region now has 3,161 more infections, totalling 149,704 cases and 2,024 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, more than 1,380 new cases of infection were reported, with 95,392 cases of infection and 1,533 deaths so far.

In the Central region there were 631 more cases of infection, with 28,050 and 545 deaths now.

In the Alentejo, 136 new cases were registered, totalling 5,799 and 108 dead.

The Algarve region has today reported 90 new cases of infection, totalling 5,126 cases and 47 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores, 35 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, adding up to 914 infections detected and 17 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Madeira registered 11 new cases in the last 24 hours, accounting for 853 infections and two deaths.

Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 20 and 59 years of age.

The new coronavirus has already infected at least 126,286 men and 154,511 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases.

Of the total number of fatalities, 2,213 were men and 2,063 women.

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



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