According to the weekly report by the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) on the evolution of the pandemic, the average number of daily cases of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in five days went from 26,349 to 25,042 at the national level, being lowest on the mainland (23,663).
The document also adds that the average value of the Rt - which estimates the number of secondary cases of infection resulting from each person carrying the virus - between May 30 and June 03 was 0.98, when in the previous report it was 1, 00
The Rt was above the threshold of 1.00 in Portugal since 26 April, having reached the value of 1.26 on 9 May.
By region, INSA indicates with an Rt of 0.91 in the North, of 0.96 in the Centre, of 1.04 in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, of 0.96 in Alentejo, of 0.98 in the Algarve, of 1 .05 in the Azores and 1.29 in Madeira.
“All regions have an incidence rate of more than 960 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days”, being highest in the Azores (4,366.6), Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (3,690) and the North (3,111.8).