COVID 19: Portugal Update, 1 June

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Portugal today recorded a total of 1,424 covid-19-related deaths, 14 more than on Sunday, and 32,700 infected, another 200, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health.

In comparison with Sunday's data, which recorded 1,410 deaths, today there was an increase of 1 percent in deaths. Cases and infection rose 0.6 percent.

In the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, where there has been a greater number of outbreaks, there are 193 more cases of infection (+ 1.7 percent).

The North region continues to register the highest number of infections, totalling 16,760, followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, with 11,335, the Centre region, with 3,747, the Algarve (372) and the Alentejo (259).

The Azores recorded 137 cases of covid-19 and Madeira recorded 90 confirmed cases, according to the bulletin released today.

The North region also continues to be the one with the highest number of deaths (791), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (363), the Centre (239), the Algarve and the Azores (both with 15) and the Alentejo, which registers a death, advances the epidemiological situation report, with updated data until 24:00 on Sunday, keeping the Autonomous Region of Madeira without a death record.

According to data from the Directorate-General for Health, 724 fatalities are women and 700 are men.

Of the registered deaths, 958 were over 80 years old, 276 were between 70 and 79 years old, 126 were between 60 and 69 years old, 45 between 50 and 59, 16 between 40 and 49. There are two registered deaths among 20 and 29 years old and one in the age group between 30 and 39 years old.

The clinical characterization of confirmed cases indicates that 471 patients are admitted to hospitals, three less than on Sunday (-0.6 percent), and the same 64 patients are in Intensive Care Units.

There are 11,253 people recovering at home.

DGS data state that the municipality of Lisbon is the one with the highest number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus (2,409), followed by Vila Nova de Gaia (1,567), Porto (1,357), Matosinhos (1,280), Braga ( 1,225) and Gondomar (1,083).

Since 1 January, 326,278 suspected cases have been registered, of which 1,720 are awaiting test results.

There are 291,858 cases in which the test result was negative, says DGS, adding that the number of recovered patients rose to 19,552 (another 143).

DGS also records 27,958 contacts under surveillance by health authorities.

Of the total infected, 18,762 are women and 13,938 are men.

The age group most affected by the disease is from 40 to 49 years old (5,479), followed by the age group from 50 to 59 years old (5,387) and people aged between 30 and 39 years old (4,953).

There are still 4,559 patients over 80, 4,344 between 20 and 29 years old, 3,569 between 60 and 69 years old and 2,610 between 70 and 79 years old.

DGS also records 691 cases of children up to nine years old and 1,108 young people aged 10 to 19 years.

According to DGS, 40 percent of patients positive for the new coronavirus have cough symptoms, 29 percent fever, 21 percent muscle pain, 20 percent headache, 15 percent general weakness and 11 percent breathing difficulty.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 372,000 deaths and infected more than 6.1 million people worldwide.

More than 2.5 million patients were considered cured by the health authorities.


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