COVID 19: Portugal Update, 29 June

in News · 29-06-2020 16:14:00 · 1 Comments

Portugal today registered four more deaths caused by covid-19 than on Sunday and 266 more infected, about 85 percent of which in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, the Directorate-General of health announced today.

According to the DGS epidemiological bulletin, the number of deaths related to covid-19 today amounts to 1,568 people while the confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic total 41,912 infected.

In comparison with the data from Sunday, there was an increase of 0.3 percent in deaths today, while the evolution of cases of infection showed a growth of 0.6 percent.

In the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, where the greatest number of outbreaks has been recorded, the covid-19 pandemic reached 18,977 cases, 225 more than on Sunday.

This region currently has 45 percent of those infected across the country.

In mainland Portugal there was an increase in the number of infected people, with the north representing the second region with the highest growth. In this region, DGS counts an additional 25 people infected with the new coronavirus, reaching 17,501 today.

The Centro region appears in the next position in the list of regions with the highest growth in the number of infected, having registered six more than on Sunday, which totals 4,100 people infected with covid-19.

Also in Alentejo, six more infected were detected, reaching 477, while the Algarve added three more patients, reaching 615.

The Azores register yet another case of infection with the new coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, while Madeira continues to have 92 people infected and with no recorded deaths.

Of the total number of infected people in Portugal, 489 are hospitalised, 31 more than on Sunday, with 71 in intensive care units, four less than in the previous count.

In the distribution of cases infected by municipalities, Lisbon is the one with the highest number of cases, with 3,453 (30 more than on Sunday), followed by Sintra, with 2,614 (more 50).

In the third place of the municipalities with the most infected is Loures, with a total of 1,812 (plus 21), followed by Amadora, with 1,666 (21 more infected than on Saturday), and Vila Nova de Gaia, with 1,649 (nine more).

Still above a thousand cases, we count Porto, which maintained the 1,414 cases of infections, Matosinhos, which also continues with the same number registered on Saturday: 1,292; and Braga, which also maintains the previous number, totalling 1,256 patients.

The list of municipalities with more than one thousand infected also includes Gondomar, with 1,093 cases, and Odivelas, with 1,098.

Data from the DGS report indicate that, of the total deaths recorded to date, 782 are men and 786 are women.

By age group, the highest number of deaths is registered among people aged 80 or over (1,051), followed by the age group between 70 and 79 (302).

Among the population aged between 60 and 69 years, there are 143 deaths, in addition to 50 deaths among people aged between 50 and 59 years.

Between 40 and 49 years old there were 18 deaths, two between 30 and 39 years old and two between 20 and 29 years old.

In global terms, the age group most affected by the disease is 40 to 49 years old (6,982), followed by the age group between 30 and 39 years old (6,677) and people aged between 50 and 59 years old (6,590).

A total of 1,498 people are awaiting laboratory results and 31,310 are under surveillance by health authorities.

Since 1 January, Portugal has registered 378,073 suspicious cases, according to the bulletin, stating that 27,205 recovered, representing 139 more than on Saturday.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 501,000 deaths and infected more than 10.16 million people in 196 countries and territories, according to a report by the French agency AFP.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December in Wuhan, a city in central China.

After Europe succeeded China as the centre of the pandemic in February, the American continent is now the one with the most confirmed cases and the most deaths.


Certainly there are issues in Portugal regarding cov19 infected people, what I cannot understand is PCH related UK got less people infected than in Portugal and where? Have they forgotten what happened in Bournemouth 2 weeks ago and continuous ? They expecting given air bridge to moderate higher risks country's like turquey, France ,and Spain..the subject is currently there are no many options where British could go on holiday but obviously there are a few it might be under green corridor , this situation still needs to workout which country's are in low risks til tomorrow ,what I can se is a political controversial against Portugal without seen the previously result's since day's quite unfair this judgment I'll taken over..UK needs to look at more properly how good is Portugal at the moment

By joe santos from UK on 01-07-2020 01:51
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