COVID 19: Portugal Update, 27 August

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Portugal registers two more deaths related to Covid-19 and 399 new confirmed cases of infection in the last 24 hours, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate General of Health (DGS) released today.

According to the DGS bulletin, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 56,673 cases of infection and 1,809 deaths.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region registered the most new cases in the last 24 hours, with 186 confirmed infections, accounting for 29,332 cases.

Both deaths occurred in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, which now totals 656 deaths.

The North region accounts for 846 deaths and 20,291 cases (another 161 in the last 24 hours) and the Centre region registered 26 more confirmed cases, now totaling 4,728 since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Algarve eight more cases were registered in the last 24 hours, now totalling 1,052 and the Alentejo also eight more cases totalling 914 since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Azores three more cases of infection have been registered in the last 24 hours and in Madeira seven more.

The Azores total 208 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 15 deaths, and Madeira 148 cases and no deaths from Covid-19.

According to the bulletin, there were 173 more patients recovered, totalling 41,357 cases of recovery.

The DGS also indicates that there are six more patients admitted to hospitals, totalling 317, and three less in intensive care compared to Wednesday, now totalling 35.

The confirmed cases are distributed among all age groups, being between 40 and 49 years of age the most infections, with a total of 9,334, followed by the age group between 30 and 39, with 9,310 cases, and between 20 and 29, with 8,857.

The data also indicate that there were 25,464 men and 31,209 women infected since the beginning of the pandemic.

Of the total number of deadly victims, 912 are men and 897 are women.

The highest number of deaths is concentrated in people over 80 years old, with 1,208 deaths recorded since the beginning of the pandemic, followed by ranges between 70 and 79 years old (356).

The two people who died in the last 24 hours were over 80 years old.

Health authorities have under surveillance 33,866 people (84 more than the day before).


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