COVID 19: Portugal Update, 4 June

in News · 04-06-2020 15:45:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal has today recorded a total of 1,455 covid-19-related deaths, eight more than on Wednesday, and 33,592 infected, plus 331, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health.

Compared to Wednesday's data, which recorded 1,447 deaths, today there was an increase of 0.6% in deaths. Cases and infection rose 1%.

In the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, where there has been a greater number of outbreaks, there are over 309 cases of infection (+ 2.6%).

The North region continues to register the highest number of infections, totaling 16,819, followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, with 12,137, of the Center region, with 3,770, of the Algarve (376) and Alentejo (262).

The Azores have 138 cases of covid-19 and Madeira has 90 confirmed cases, according to the bulletin released today.

The North region also continues to be the one with the highest number of deaths (801), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (383), the Center (240), the Algarve and the Azores (both with 15) and the Alentejo, which registers a death, advances the epidemiological situation report, with data updated until 24:00 on Wednesday, keeping the Autonomous Region of Madeira without a death record.

According to data from the Directorate-General for Health, 737 fatalities are women and 718 are men.

Of the registered deaths, 981 were over 80 years old, 279 were between 70 and 79 years old, 129 were between 60 and 69 years old, 46 were between 50 and 59 years old, 17 were between 40 and 49 years old. 20 and 29 years old and one in the age group between 30 and 39 years old.

The clinical characterization of confirmed cases indicates that 445 patients are admitted to hospitals, 17 more than on Wednesday (+ 4%), of which 58 in Intensive Care Units, plus two (+ 3.6%).

There are 11,369 people recovering at home.

DGS data state that the municipality of Lisbon is the one with the highest number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus (2,536), followed by Vila Nova de Gaia (1,580), Porto (1,401), Sintra (1,400), Matosinhos ( 1,285), Braga (1,230) and Gondomar (1,087).

Since January 1, 333,106 suspected cases have been recorded, of which 1,741 are awaiting test results.

There are 297,773 cases in which the test result was negative, says DGS, adding that the number of recovered patients rose to 20,323 (another 244).

DGS also records 28,685 contacts under surveillance by health authorities.

Of the total infected, 19,232 are women and 14,360 are men.

The age group most affected by the disease is from 40 to 49 years old (5,638), followed by the age group from 50 to 59 years old (5,509) and people aged between 30 and 39 years old (5,130).

There are still 4,619 patients over the age of 80, 4,530 aged between 20 and 29 years old, 3,623 between 60 and 69 years old and 2,654 between 70 and 79 years old.

The DGS also records 738 cases of children up to nine years old and 1,151 young people aged 10 to 19 years old.

According to DGS, 40% of patients positive for the new coronavirus have cough symptoms, 29% fever, 21% muscle pain, 20% headache, 15% general weakness and 11% breathing difficulty.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 385,000 deaths and infected more than 6.5 million people worldwide.

More than 2.8 million patients were considered cured by health authorities.


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