At the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Algarve - Hospital de Faro, two people remain in hospital, aged 27 and 39, and in the Algarve, at the moment, there is no record of hospitalisations in intensive care. All other cases remain in isolation from home. Since the beginning of the identification of cases referring to the cluster of the Lagos party, approximately 2500 COVID-19 tests have been carried out.
Among the positive cases identified, it can be concluded that 74 percent are people living in the municipality of Lagos, 17 percent live in the city of Portimão, 6 percent in the municipality of Albufeira and 3 percent in other municipalities in the Algarve. To date there is no knowledge of cases registered outside the Algarve region related to this cluster.
The Regional Health Administration of the Algarve (ARS Algarve) continues to proceed with the identification of the cases, their isolation and the identification of the contacts that each case may have had in this period, with the objective of breaking transmission chains and preventing the development of the virus within the community.
Together with other entities, such as the municipality of Lagos and security forces, ARS Algarve has developed an intense work of partnership and strategic management, which aims to ensure the maintenance of Public Health and the application of mandatory containment measures.
The situation that occurs after the Lagos party comes to reinforce the importance of each individual, having a conscious and responsible behaviour, respecting the rules currently in force within the scope of the calamity regarding social behaviours, namely, maintaining the social distance, the use of a mask in closed places and avoid groupings with more than 20 people.