COVID 19: Portugal Update, 1 September

in News · 01-09-2020 15:09:00 · 3 Comments

Portugal today has registered two more deaths and 231 new cases of infection by Covid-19, compared to Monday, according to the daily epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

According to the bulletin, since the beginning of the pandemic until today there have been 58,243 confirmed cases of infection and a total of 1,824 deaths.

DGS data indicate that the two fatalities were recorded in the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, which accounts for 30,040 cases (plus 119) and 668 deaths.

In the North region there were 82 more cases, out of a total of 20,941, with 849 deaths.

In the central region, there were 23 more cases, out of a total of 4,830, with 253 dead.

The Alentejo recorded three more infections, totalling 947, and accounted for 22 deaths, while in the Algarve, where they have recorded a total of 1,112 infections, no new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours.

The Azores recorded another case in the last 24 hours, totalling 213, keeping the 15 dead, and Madeira has three more cases today, accounting for 160 covid-19 infections, with no deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

DGS also advances that in the last 24 hours, 143 more patients were recovered, totaling 42,104 people reported as recovered since the beginning of the pandemic in Portugal.

According to the bulletin, 33,998 patients are currently under surveillance, 198 fewer than on Monday.

The number of hospitalized patients rose to 350 (one more) and the number of patients hospitalized in Intensive Care Units increased to 44 (three more).

Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 30 and 49 years of age.

In total, the new coronavirus affected at least 26,190 men and 32,053 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases.

Of the total fatalities, 919 were men and 905 women.

The largest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in people over 80 years of age.


compared to many Portugal is a drop of water in the ocean. the airlines are the winners, many people will lose their reservations, others will have fees to change the reservation, and others will buy at exorbitant prices ... £ 500 for a London ticket? there is a virus, we already know that. everyone has to take precautions, but at the moment they are only looking at the economic part. UK is worse than Portugal. nobody follows the "rules", mask, distances ...! once again, political gentlemen, you want us to spend our money in this country.

By Mary.c from UK on 02-09-2020 10:20

Most of these articles are pointless, how about using the data from the previous articles to report regionally the 7 and 14-day per 100k population figures. Since these are what the UK and Irish governments are using to determine sir corridors it would be relevant.

By Scott Steer from Algarve on 02-09-2020 08:28

It's amazing that a local football club can be part responsible for UK withdrawing the air bridge and therefore jeopardising the Algarve tourist industry-jobs are threatened again so these irresponsible players and trainers should be penalised by some form or other- as 33 of them have Covid there must have been an activity they were involved with that they did not follow the rules.

By Anthony Foxwell from UK on 01-09-2020 04:07
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