COVID 19: Portugal Update, 28 August

in News · 28-08-2020 15:04:00 · 2 Comments

Portugal registered six more deaths associated with covid-19 and 401 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 DGS data, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 57,074 cases of infection and 1,815 deaths.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region registered the most new cases in the last 24 hours, with 182 confirmed infections, accounting for 29,514 cases.

Four people died in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region (which now totals 660 deaths) and two in the North (with a total of 848 deaths).

The North region accounts for 20,457 cases (plus 166 in the last 24 hours) and the Centre region registered another 29 confirmed cases, now totalling 4,757 since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Algarve, 10 more cases were registered in the last 24 hours, now totalling 1,062. The Alentejo presented nine more cases, totalling 923 since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Azores have not changed in the last 24 hours and in Madeira there have been five more cases.

The Azores have a total of 208 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 15 deaths, while Madeira now has 153 reported cases and no deaths from covid-19.

According to the bulletin, there were 199 more patients recovered, totalling 41,556 cases of recovery.

The DGS also indicated that 17 more patients were admitted to hospitals, totalling 334, and three more in intensive care compared to Thursday, now totalling 38.

The confirmed cases are distributed among all age groups, being between 40 and 49 years that more infections are registered.

In total, the disease affected 25,646 men and 31,428 women, according to the declared cases.

Of the total number of deaths, 915 were men and 900 women.

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

Health authorities have 33,930 people under surveillance (64 more than the day before).


Comments:

If your in Portugal now better book a flight home before the low cost airline vultures move in on the kill and hike the ticket price!

By George from UK on 28-08-2020 09:57

Bye bye air bridge :(

By John from Algarve on 28-08-2020 05:28
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