Portugal with fewest daily Covid cases in EU

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19, World · 10-05-2021 16:52:00 · 2 Comments

Portugal is the European Union country with the least new daily cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection and remains among those with the least deaths per million inhabitants in the last seven days

According to the website Our World in Data , since last week, Portugal has dropped in the number of new cases per million inhabitants to 32.29, a far cry from the worst-off country, Cyprus, with an average of 499 new cases daily.

In relation to the average number of deaths per million inhabitants attributed to covid-19 in the last seven days, Portugal increased slightly in the last week from 0.17 to 0.21, equal to Finland and four hundredths above Denmark, which is the country with the lower average.

Despite falling in number of new daily cases per million inhabitants, Cyprus is the country of the European Union (EU) with the highest value in this indicator, being at 499, followed by Sweden (483.6), the Netherlands (438.6), Lithuania (427.5) and Croatia (324.4).

Croatia, with 9.99 new daily deaths per million inhabitants attributed to covid-19 in the last seven days, is the member state with the worst situation in this indicator, followed by Bulgaria (8.9), Greece (7.8), Poland (7.3) and Slovakia (6.6).

With regard to vaccines, Malta has 25 percent of its population fully vaccinated, Denmark and Lithuania about 14 percent and Portugal 10.84 percent, the same EU average.

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Actually the EU is slightly worse than Europe which your graph uses. From that site you use, why is Germany, for example, getting more vacine doses than Portugal.

By Maxima from Lisbon on 11-05-2021 12:21

Wow! It’s almost as if it’s the end of flu season... Imagine my surprise. (I hope the sarcasm was obvious)

By SS from Algarve on 10-05-2021 11:19
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