According to the statistical website Our World in Data, the epidemiological situation in the country, compared to others, has improved since three weeks ago, when Portugal was the country with the highest number of new cases in the EU and second in the world.

During this period, the daily average of new cases in Portugal dropped from 1,560 per million inhabitants to 996 as of today. Of the EU's partners, Cyprus has the highest average of new daily cases (2,380), followed by France (1,920), Greece (1,700), Italy (1,590) and Austria (1,120).

Worldwide, considering countries and territories with more than one million inhabitants, Cyprus also has the worst epidemiological situation to date, followed by New Zealand (2,060), France, Greece and Singapore (1,650).

On the other hand, with regard to new daily deaths attributed to covid-19, Portugal now has the third highest average in the EU, going from 3.68 three weeks ago to two, and is preceded by Malta, with 3.04, and Greece, with 2.4.

Globally, looking at territories and countries with more than one million inhabitants, Taiwan has the highest daily average of new deaths attributed to covid-19 (four), followed by New Zealand (3.23), Greece, Belarus (2.12) and Norway (2.04).

The average number of new daily cases per million inhabitants in the European Union has more than doubled since three weeks ago and stands at 910 and that of new daily deaths at 0.94.

The world average of new cases rose from 67 to 114 and that of new deaths attributed to covid-19 is at 0.22.