Covid 19: Portugal update, 27 July

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Portugal today registers two more deaths and 135 new cases of infection by covid-19 in relation to Sunday, according to the daily bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health ( DGS).

According to the bulletin, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 50,299 confirmed cases of infection and 1,719 deaths.

The region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, where there are more active outbreaks of covid-19, today totals 25,549, 101 more cases than the day before.

In percentage terms, in the last 24 hours, the increase in deaths was 0.11% (from 1,717 to 1,719) and the number of confirmed cases was 0.26% (from 50,164 to 50,299).

In number of cases, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo lead, with 25,549, followed by the North region (18,525, with 22 new cases), the Center region (4,411, four more cases). The Algarve has 853 cases, and Alentejo has 691 cases, three more than the day before.

In the Azores, the number of cases rose to 165, plus five, and Madeira maintains the number of infected with SARS-Cov-2, which causes the covid-19 disease.

The North region that continues to record the highest number of deaths (828), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (588), the Center (252), Alentejo (21), Algarve (15) and the Azores (15).

According to the bulletin that portrays the epidemiological situation of covid-19, the two deaths were recorded in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo and the victims were over 80 years old.

In the last 24 hours, the number of people hospitalized has increased to 414, another 11 compared to Sunday, and in intensive care there are now 45 people (minus three).

Regarding the number of cases per municipality, DGS data indicate that Lisbon leads with 4,408 cases, followed by Sintra (3,695), Loures (2,284), Amadora (2,185), Vila Nova de Gaia (1,805), Odivelas (1,512), Porto (1,447), Matosinhos (1,316) and Cascais (1,382).

By age group, the highest number of deaths is concentrated in people over 80 years old (1,155), followed by those between 70 and 79 years old (332), between 60 and 69 years old (152) and between 50 and 59 years old (55). There are still 20 deaths registered between 40 and 49, three between 30 and 39 and two between 20 and 29 years of age.

Globally, there are more infected people aged between 40 and 49 years (8,321, 27 more cases than the day before), then between 30 and 39 years (8,227, an increase of 28 cases), 20 and 29 years (7,682, plus 22 cases), 50 to 59 years old (7,628, plus 61), followed by people over 80 years old (5,773, plus 18).

Health authorities have 35,120 people under surveillance - 37 fewer than on Saturday - and 1,397 await laboratory results, minus 32.

The number of patients reported to have recovered from covid-19 increased to 35,375 (158 more) than on Sunday.


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