Covid-19: Portugal Update, 28 September

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Portugal has today registered four more deaths related to covid-19 and 425 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has registered a total of 1,957 deaths and 74,029 cases of infection, with 24,188 cases now active, 184 more than the previous day.

The DGS indicates that of the four deaths recorded, three occurred in the North and one in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, where the highest number of infections is also found.

The number of hospital admissions has increased again in the last 24 hours, registering an additional 24 people, in a total of 659 patients admitted with covid-19, as well as patients placed in intensive care units, which according to the latest data are now 98 (nine more).

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Portugal, 47,884 people have recovered from the disease.

In the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, 188 new cases of infection were reported, accounting for 37,816 cases and 754 deaths.

The North region now has 168 new cases of covid-19, totalling 26,575 and 884 deaths since the pandemic began in March.

In the Central region there were 43 more cases, accounting for a total of 6,060 infections and 262 deaths.

In the Alentejo, seven more cases of covid-19 were recorded, totalling 1,494 cases, keeping the 23 deaths previously registered.

The Algarve region has today reported 19 more cases of infection, adding up to 1,600 cases and keeping the total of 19 dead remaining.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores, no new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, adding up to 267 infections detected and 15 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

Madeira also did not register new cases, maintaining the 217 infections and without deaths until today.

Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 20 and 59 years of age, with an emphasis on the 30 to 49 age group.

Overall, the new coronavirus has already infected at least 33,553 men and 40,476 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases.

Of the total fatalities, 985 were men and 972 women.

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

Today's bulletin discloses the number of cases per municipality, with Lisbon having the most infections (6,517), followed by Sintra (5,441), Loures (3,092) and Amadora (3,038) and Vila Nova de Gaia (2,275).

The municipality of Odivelas registers 2,209 infections by covid-19, Cascais has 2,036, Porto 1,802, Oeiras 1,725, Vila Franca de Xira 1,630 and Matosinhos 1,538.


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