COVID 19: Portugal Update, 15 July

in News · 15-07-2020 14:47:00 · 1 Comments

Portugal today registers eight more deaths and 375 new cases of infection by covid-19 compared to Tuesday, 288 of which in the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, according to the daily bulletin of the Board -General for Health (DGS).

According to the bulletin, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 47,426 confirmed cases of infection and 1,676 deaths.

In percentage terms, in the last 24 hours the increase in deaths was 0.5 percent (from 1,668 to 1,676) and in confirmed cases 0.8 percent (from 47,051 to 47,426).

Lisbon and the Tagus Valley is the region where the increase in cases continues to be more significant, accounting for 77 percent of new cases, with 288 of 375, and three of the eight deaths recorded. The rest were in the North (three), one in the Centre and the other in Alentejo.

In number of cases, Lisbon and the Tagus Valley lead with 23,296, followed by the North region (18,215, with 31 new cases), the Centre region (4,319, 22 new cases), the Algarve (750, 25 new cases) and Alentejo (596, 10 new cases).

In the Azores, the authorities count one less case (151) and the same number of deaths (15) and Madeira maintains the same number of cases (99) and still does not register any deaths.

Despite the increases in Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, the North has the highest number of deaths (826), then Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (550), Centro (251), Alentejo (19), Algarve (15) and Azores (15).

In the last 24 hours, the number of people hospitalised has risen from 472 to 478 (plus six) and the number of patients in intensive care has dropped from 69 to 68 (minus one).

Regarding information on cases per municipality, DGS says that the information presented refers to the total number of medical reports in the SINAVE system, not including laboratory reports. As such, it may not correspond to all cases per municipality.

There are still 11 municipalities with more than a thousand cases, with Lisbon (4,084), Sintra (3,219) and Loures (2,088) at the head. DGS also informs the demographic characterisation will only be updated on Mondays.

By age group, the highest number of deaths is concentrated in people over 80 years old (1,122, plus eight), followed by those between 70 and 79 years old (324), between 60 and 69 years old (150) and between 50 and 59 years (55). There are 20 deaths registered between 40 and 49 years old, three between 30 and 39 years old and two between 20 and 29 years old.

In terms of infected people, the majority are between 40 and 49 years old (7,839), then between 30 and 39 years old (7,695), 50 to 59 years old (7,275), 20 and 29 years old (7,153) and more than 80 years (5,626).

Health authorities have 35,316 contacts of infected people under surveillance - 972 more than on Tuesday - and 1,550 cases await laboratory results.

The number of patients reported as recovered increased from 31,550 to 32,110 (plus 560).


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By joe santos from UK on 17-07-2020 01:28
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