Covid-19: Portugal Update 20 October

in News · 20-10-2020 15:34:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal has today recorded 15 more deaths related to covid-19 and 1,876 confirmed cases of infection with the new coronavirus, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS

According to the latest bulletin, released today, since the beginning of the covid-19 pandemic, Portugal has recorded a total of 103,736 confirmed cases and 2,213 deaths.

According to the report of the 15 registered deaths, six occurred in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, five in the North, two in the Centre and two in the Alentejo.

Regarding hospital admissions, the bulletin reveals that in the last 24 hours there are 63 more people hospitalised, totalling 1,237 and 176 in intensive care (11 more compared to Monday).

In the last 24 hours, 1,932 patients recovered, totalling 61,898 since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, 435 new cases of infection were reported, with the region accounting for 48,596 cases and 890 deaths.

Today, the North region has more than 1,106 new cases of covid-19, totalling 41,542 cases and 976 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Centre region, 199 more cases were registered, accounting for 8,546 infections and 281 deaths.

In Alentejo, 87 new cases of covid-19 were registered, totalling 2,113 with a total of 29 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Algarve region has today reported 32 new cases of infection, totalling since the beginning of the pandemic 2,231 cases and 22 deaths.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores, three new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, adding up to 328 infections detected and 15 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Madeira has registered 11 new cases in the last 24 hours, accounting for 345 infections, with no deaths to date.

Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 20 and 59 years of age.

In total, the new coronavirus has already affected at least 47,253 men and 56,483 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases.

Of the total fatalities, 1,120 were men and 1,093 women.

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


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