COVID 19: Portugal Update, 2 June

in News · 02-06-2020 14:08:00 · 1 Comments

Portugal today recorded a total of 1,436 covid-19-related deaths, 12 more than on Monday, and 32,895 infected, another 195, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health.

In comparison with Monday's data, which recorded 1,424 deaths, today there was an increase in deaths of 0.8 percent. 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 158 more cases of infection (+ 1.4 percent).

The North region continues to register the highest number of infections, totalling 16,789, followed by the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with 11,493, of the Centre region, with 3,753, of the Algarve (372) and of the Alentejo (270).

The Azores recorded 137 cases of covid-19 and Madeira recorded 91 confirmed cases, according to the bulletin released today.

The North region also remains the one with the highest number of deaths (795), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (370), the Centre (240), the Algarve and the Azores (both with 15) and the Alentejo, which registers a death, advances the epidemiological situation report, with data updated until midnight on Monday, keeping the Autonomous Region of Madeira without a death record.

According to data from the Directorate-General for Health, 730 fatalities are women and 706 are men.

Of the registered deaths, 966 were over 80 years old, 277 were between 70 and 79 years old, 127 were between 60 and 69 years old, 46 were between 50 and 59 years old, 17 between 40 and 49. There are two deaths registered between 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 432 patients are admitted to hospitals, 39 fewer than on Monday (-8.3 percent), of which 58 in Intensive Care Units, minus six (-9.4 percent).

There are 11,158 people recovering at home.

DGS data state that the municipality of Lisbon is the one with the highest number of cases of infection by the new coronavirus (2,447), followed by Vila Nova de Gaia (1,578), Porto (1,358), Matosinhos (1,281), Braga ( 1,225) and Gondomar (1,083).

Since 1 January, 328,873 suspected cases have been recorded, of which 1,866 are awaiting test results.

There are 294,112 cases in which the test results were negative, says DGS, adding that the number of recovered patients rose to 19,869 (317 more).

DGS also records 28,069 contacts under surveillance by health authorities.

Of the total infected, 18,875 are women and 14,020 are men.

The age group most affected by the disease is 40 to 49 years old (5,512), followed by the 50 to 59 age group (5,409) and people over two 80 years old (4,572).

There are still 4,994 patients between 30 and 39 years old, 4,377 between 20 and 29 years old, 3,579 between 60 and 69 years old and 2,623 between 70 and 79 years old.

The DGS also records 705 cases of children up to nine years old and 1,118 young people aged 10 to 19 years old.

According to DGS, 39 percent of patients positive for the new coronavirus have cough symptoms, 29 percent fever, 21 percent muscle pain, 20 percent headache, 15 percent generalised weakness and 11 percent breathing difficulty.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 373,000 deaths and infected more than 6.2 million people worldwide.

About 2.6 million patients were considered cured by health authorities.


Mascaras nao ajudam contra doencas,
mas promovem doencas.

Mascaras nao protegem, mas enfraquecem.

Voce nao preciso ter medo do Covid-19 ou qualquer doenca.
Se voce tem medo,e mais provavel que fique doente

Nao e nada novo,e conhecido ha muito tempo.

By Johannes from Alentejo on 03-06-2020 07:29
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