More than 90% of Covid-19 deaths occurred in hospitals

in News · 29-04-2020 18:12:00 · 1 Comments

Ninety-three percent of deaths from covid-19 occurred in hospitals, 4% in homes and the rest at home, revealed today the director-general of Health, Graça Freitas, ensuring that all deaths are being accounted for.

Asked at the daily pandemic conference whether people who die at home or in homes are tested for covid-19 and whether these cases are being reported, Graça Freitas said that “in Portugal, it is not possible for anyone to be buried or cremated , without a death certificate ”.

Death certificates are issued by doctors who know the cause of death and who register them on the SICO electronic platform, which allows us to see “the number of deaths per minute”, he explained.

“In normal years, without covid, about a third of people, varies a little from year to year, die outside the hospital, while the others die in a hospital environment,” said Graça Freitas.

Regarding death from infection with the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Portugal, the authorities go even further: “We are even measuring death with covid even though it is often not the terminal event”.

"Therefore, we are not letting anyone escape, obviously people who die in a hospital environment, people who die at home and also people who die in homes are contemplated here," he said.

At this moment, he stressed, "nationwide, 93% of deaths occurred in hospitals, 4% in homes and 3% at home in people's usual residence".

"All deaths are obviously being counted, it is impossible not to count because it is impossible for people to die and be buried or cremated without having a death certificate and, therefore, yes, they are all being counted", stressed Graça Freitas.


Comments:

It is a fact, that hospitals are the epicenters of infections of any kind!
This was before Coronavirus and now with the panic and chaos it is much more dangerous to stay in a hospital.
And my solution to any sickness always was a healthy lifestyle, now also much VitaminC (Oranges...).
The worst thing to stay healthy is just that what governments order : To stay locked in the homes...not allowed to go to beaches..

For men is part of a soul and if the soul gets sick the body much more. Only people with joy and fun and freedom can stay healthy!

By Johannes from Alentejo on 29-04-2020 08:43
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