Transmissibility Index continues to rise

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19 · 07-07-2021 16:47:00 · 3 Comments

The incidence of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in mainland Portugal continues to grow, currently at 254.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, as well as in the entire territory which is now 247,3 reveal official data.

On Monday, the incidence of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in mainland Portugal was 231 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, while the value for the entire territory was 224.6.

According to the joint bulletin of the General Directorate of Health (DGS) and the National Institute of Health Doctor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), the transmissibility index (Rt) rose from 1.19 to 1.20 throughout the national territory and remained at 1.20 in mainland Portugal.

With the incidence exceeding 240 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, today's bulletin introduces a change in the risk matrix, which now includes lines that indicate 120 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, limit for high population density councils, and 240 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, for municipalities with low density. Until now, the risk matrix was only divided into quadrants where the intersection of incidence and transmissibility index illustrated the epidemiological situation.

The transmissibility index and the 14-day incidence data are updated on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.



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Comments:

The prime minister get released from self isolation then within 72 hours intends to rubber stamp a law that prohibits people going into a restaurant unless having taken a covid test......
Evil *********

By Fernando from Lisbon on 07-07-2021 05:19

All part of the ongoing script.....
To ease the concern, then to raise it like a yo-yo.
See through the illusion people !

By Terry T. from Lisbon on 07-07-2021 05:12

Statistics show that number of tests has gone up significantly over the past couple of weeks. As long as they don't give detailed info. about nr. of tests and cycles used, there's not much validity in it.

By Ana from Algarve on 07-07-2021 05:11
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