COVID 19: Portugal Update, 30 July

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COVID 19: Portugal Update, 30 July

Portugal today registered two more deaths and 255 new cases of infection by Covid-19 in relation to Wednesday, according to the daily bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

According to the epidemiological situation report, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 50,868 confirmed cases of infection and 1,727 deaths.

The region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, where there are still more active outbreaks of covid-19, today totals 25,939, 176 more than the day before, which represents 69 percent of the country's cases.

In percentage terms, in the last 24 hours, the increase in deaths was 0.1 percent (from 1,725 ??to 1,727) and that of confirmed cases was 0.5 percent (from 50,613 to 50,868).

In number of cases, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo lead, with 25,939, followed by the North region (18,626, plus 41 cases), the Centre region (4,435, six new cases). The Algarve has 20 more cases (878), and the Alentejo has 771 cases, 11 more than the previous day.

In the Azores, 167 cases remain and Madeira registers one more case of infected with SARS-Cov-2, which causes the covid-19 disease, totalling 106.

The North region continues to record the highest number of deaths (828), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (596), the Centre (252), Alentejo (21), Algarve (15) and the Azores (15).

According to the bulletin that portrays the epidemiological situation of infection with the new coronavirus in the country, the two deaths occurred in the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, one of which was over 80 years old and the other was in the 70-79 age group.

The number of people hospitalized has remained at 403 in the last 24 hours, while in intensive care there are now 42 people (one less) than on Wednesday.

The data indicate that of the total number of fatalities, 865 are women and 862 are men.

By age group, the highest number of deaths is concentrated in people over 80 years old (1,160), followed by those between 70 and 79 years old (334), between 60 and 69 years old (153) 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 (8,428, 58 more cases than the day before), then between 30 and 39 years (8,312, an increase of 54 cases), 20 and 29 years (7,793, plus 39 cases), 50 to 59 years old (7,709, minus 59), followed by people over 80 years old (5,814, plus 15).

Health authorities have 35,741 under surveillance, 402 more than Wednesday, and 1,616 awaiting laboratory results, another 16.

The number of patients reported to have recovered from covid-19 has increased in the last 24 hours to 36,140, ??a further 265, more than in new cases (255).

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 667,000 deaths and infected more than 17 million people in 196 countries and territories, according to a report by the French agency AFP.


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