COVID 19: Portugal Update, 23 March

in News · 23-03-2020 12:41:00 · 3 Comments

The number of confirmed cases in Portugal of coronavirus has risen to 2,060, up 28.7% in 24 hours.

According to the DGS, Portugal now has 13,674 suspected cases, up by 16 percent compared to yesterday, 22 March.

Currently there are 1,402 cases awaiting lab results and a further 11,482 cases being monitored by the authorities. There are 201 people currently hospitalised with the coronavirus and 47 patients in intensive care.

There are 1,007 confirmed case in the north of Portugal, 737 in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, 238 in the central region, 42 in the Algarve, 11 in the Azores, nine in Madeira and five in the Alentejo.

Of the confirmed cases, 25 have been reported as being between 0 and none years old, 66 cases are affecting 10 to 19 year olds, 240 cases for 20 to 29 year olds, 347 cases for 30 to 39 year olds, 404 for 40 to 49 year olds, 361 for 50 to 59 year old, 294 for 60 to 69, 180 for 70 to 79 year olds and 143 cases have been confirmed in the over 80s.

While 14 people have recovered so far from the coronavirus in Portugal, a further 23 have died.


It’s unbelievable that Portugal is still accepting flights from UK when that people when they arrive in Portugal they must go in quarantine, and everybody knows that they will hung around spreading the virus. Tomorrow out of 15/17 arrivals flights in Faro 95% is from uk and other 3/4 from Germany !!! Both countries are completely in shit with number of corona virus growing every day and Portugal to make few money, because everything is closed, including golf is still welcoming them !!!! Difficult to understand !!!!

By Giovanni Guidi from Algarve on 24-03-2020 12:20

Are the mentioned 11482 cases being monitored for completing the incubation period 14 days? Can you inform us in following days on this parameter and How many out and how many in everyday in this new group.
Thanks very much.
Dr. Teoman Ulas

By Teoman Ulas from Lisbon on 23-03-2020 02:29

Looking at the statistics, it appears to me that the over 70s are holding out the best!!

By Liam Gardiner from Algarve on 23-03-2020 01:52
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