The risk of transmissibility (Rt) of covid-19 nationwide currently has values “very close to one” across the country, which indicates “despite everything, a stability in the progression of the pandemic”, said the director-general of health Graça Freitas. According to Graça Freitas, the northern region has a transmission rate of 1.18, the highest in the country, followed by the Algarve at 1.15.