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 within five days dropped from 11,166 to 10,080 nationwide, being slightly lower on the mainland (9,429).
The document also advances that the Rt was at 0.92 on Friday, when this indicator that estimates the number of secondary cases of infection resulting from each person carrying the virus was 0.86 on June 24.
The average value of the Rt for the period between June 27 and July 1 was 0.88, according to INSA, which states that all regions of the country are below the threshold of 1.00 in this indicator.
The North has an Rt of 0.88, the Center of 0.90, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo of 0.86, the Alentejo of 0.87, the Algarve of 0.96, the Azores of 0.94 and Madeira of 0.87.
“All regions, with the exception of the North region, have an incidence rate of more than 960 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days”, with the highest in the Azores (2,107.3), followed by the Algarve (2,078.9) and Madeira (2,022.7), the report said.