COVID 19: Portugal Update, 30 June

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COVID 19: Portugal Update, 30 June

Portugal today registers eight more deaths caused by covid-19 than on Monday and 229 more infected, about 82 percent of which in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) announced today.

According to the DGS epidemiological bulletin, the number of deaths related to covid-19 today amounts to 1,576 people, while confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic total 42,141 infected.

In comparison with Monday's data, there was an increase of 0.5 percent in deaths today, a growth identical to that seen in the evolution of cases of infection.

In the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, where the greatest number of outbreaks has been recorded, the covid-19 pandemic reached 19,165 cases today, 188 more than on Monday.

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 20 more people infected with the new coronavirus, reaching 17,521 today.

The Centre region appears in the next position in the list of regions with the highest growth in the number of infected, having registered 10 more than on Monday, which totals 4,110 people infected with covid-19.

Also in Alentejo, seven more infected ones were detected, reaching 484, while the Algarve added three more patients, reaching 618.

The Azores register 150 cases of infection with the new coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, the same number as on Monday, and 15 deaths, with 92 people still infected in Madeira and with no recorded deaths.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region is the second with the highest number of deaths (473), five more than on Monday.

Today, the North registers another death, totalling 818, followed by the Centre, with 248 deaths, the Algarve with 15 deaths and the Alentejo registers seven deaths, two more than on Monday.

Of the total number of infected people in Portugal, 491 are hospitalised, two more than on Monday, with 73 in intensive care units, two more than in the previous count.

In the distribution of cases infected by municipalities, Lisbon is the one with the largest number of cases, with 3,502 (49 more than on Monday), followed by Sintra, with 2,668 (more 54).

In the third place of the municipalities with the most infected is Loures, with a total of 1,827 (plus 15), followed by Amadora, with 1,697 (31 more infected than on Monday), and Vila Nova de Gaia, with 1,650 (plus one).

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 Monday, 1,292, and Braga, which also maintains the previous number, adding 1,256 patients.

The list of municipalities with over a thousand infected also includes Gondomar, with 1,093 cases, and Odivelas, with 1,101, three more than on Monday.

Data from the DGS report indicate that, of the total deaths recorded to date, 786 are men and 790 are women.

By age group, the highest number of deaths is registered among people aged 80 or over (1,056), followed by the age group between 70 and 79 (304).

Among the population aged between 60 and 69 years, there are 144 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 (7,013), followed by the age group between 30 and 39 years old (6,721) and people aged between 50 and 59 years old (6,616) ).

In the youngest age groups, between 20 and 29 years old, there are 6,146 cases and, between 10 and 19 years old, 1,723, while in children up to nine years old there are 1,232 cases.

The DGS also accounts for 4,339 cases in the age group from 60 to 69 years old, 3,039 between 70 and 79 years old, and 3,569 over 80 years old.

A total of 1,454 people are awaiting laboratory test results and 31,413 are under surveillance by health authorities.

Since 1 January, Portugal has registered 380,476 suspected cases, according to the bulletin, stating that 27,505 recovered, 300 more than on Saturday.


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