COVID 19: Portugal update, 5 June

in News · 05-06-2020 16:23:00 · 1 Comments

Portugal registered today a total of 1,465 covid-19-related deaths, 10 more than on Thursday, and 33,969 infected, another 377, according to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Directorate-General for Health.

In comparison with the data from Thursday, which recorded 1,455 deaths, today there was an increase of deaths of 0.7%. Cases and infection rose 1.1%.

In the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region (12,473), where there has been a greater number of outbreaks, there are more 336 cases of infection (+ 2.8%).

The North region continues to register the highest number of infections, totaling 16,834, followed by the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with 12,473, of the Center region, with 3,789, of the Algarve (380) and of the Alentejo (263).

The Azores have 140 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 (803), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (387), the Center (244), the Algarve and the Azores (both with 15) and the Alentejo, which registers a death, advances the epidemiological situation report, with data updated until midnight on Thursday, keeping the Autonomous Region of Madeira without a death record.

According to data from the Directorate-General for Health, 744 fatalities are women and 721 are men.

Of the registered deaths, 989 were over 80 years old, 280 were between 70 and 79 years old, 130 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 475 patients are admitted to hospitals, 30 more than on Thursday (+ 6.7%), of which 64 in Intensive Care Units, plus four (+ 0.3%).

There are 11,503 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 (2,555), followed by Vila Nova de Gaia (1,580), Porto (1,401), Sintra (1,521), Matosinhos ( 1,285), Braga (1,233) and Loures (1,172).

Since January 1, 334,923 suspected cases have been recorded, of which 1,636 are awaiting test results.

There are 299,318 cases in which the test result was negative, says DGS, adding that the number of recovered patients rose to 20,526 (203 more).

DGS also records 28,088 contacts under surveillance by health authorities.

Of the total infected, 19,402 are women and 14,567 are men.

The age group most affected by the disease is 40 to 49 years old (5,693), followed by the age group 50 to 59 years old (5,564) and people aged between 30 and 39 years old (5,226).

There are still 4,626 patients over the age of 80, 4,610 aged between 20 and 29 years old, 3,658 between 60 and 69 years old and 2,667 between 70 and 79 years old.

DGS also records 755 cases of children up to nine years of age and 1,170 young people aged 10 to 19 years.

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 387,000 deaths and infected more than 6.5 million people worldwide.


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I would like to ask please when may British Citizens travel to Portugal. I am not able to find any statement of authority as to when that may happen. Can you help me please.? Has a date been announced. ? Thank you so much in advance

By Heather Linnett from Other on 13-06-2020 06:32
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