This week the country rose from 338 new daily cases to 386 per million population, still far from the EU average, which dropped from 595 daily new cases per million population to 559.
The EU country with the highest average of new cases is still Slovakia, which drops from 2,050 cases to 1,460, followed by Belgium, which drops from 1,550 to 1,260, the Czech Republic (down from 1,440 to 1,250) and the Netherlands (1,270 to 1,070).
These numbers of new daily cases per million inhabitants are also the highest in the world among countries with more than one million inhabitants.
With regard to daily deaths per million inhabitants, Portugal went from eighth to ninth EU country with the fewest deaths attributed to Covid-19, with a daily average of 1.7 in the last seven days, virtually unchanged from the average of 1.69 from last week.
In this indicator, the European average is 4.49, and the worst numbers at European and world level are located to the east: Hungary (19.3), Bulgaria (14.1), Croatia (14), Slovakia (13.8), Poland (9.97) Czech Republic (10.4)).