According to the data revealed at a press conference, the national transmission rate (Rt) from 5 to 10 October was of 1.2. The region where it was highest was in the North (1.34) and the Algarve was where it was lowest (0.91), which corresponds, on average, to 34 new cases per day in the Algarve region.
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