Covid rates dip from record highs

in News · 08-02-2021 09:30:00 · 0 Comments

The number of patients with COVID-19 requiring intensive care in Portugal’s struggling hospitals dipped this weekend from Friday’s record high and the country reported fewer daily deaths and new infections fell to their lowest figure in more than a month.

Data from Portugal’s health authority showed 865 people were in intensive care on Sunday, 39 fewer than on Friday. Overall, there were 204 deaths from COVID-19, below Friday’s 258, and the number of daily infections totalled just over 3,500, the lowest since 3 January.

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