Transmissibility Index (Rt) has risen to 1 on the continent

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19 · 05-04-2021 17:30:00 · 0 Comments

The transmissibility index (Rt) of the new coronavirus in Portugal has risen today to 1 on the continent, while the incidence has dropped to 60.9 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in the last 14 days, according to official data.

The previous Rt on the continent, released on Friday, was 0.97 and the incidence was 62.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Regarding the values ​​referring to the whole country, the joint bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) and the National Institute of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) reveals an increase of Rt of 0.97, on Friday, to 0.98. R

egarding the incidence of new cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in the last 14 days throughout the national territory, the official data point to a decrease, going from 65.6, on Friday, to the 62.8 cases of infection by SARSCoV2 by 100 000 inhabitants.



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