Covid-19: Portugal update, February 6
Portugal has recorded 31,431 new infections, 51 additional deaths linked to Covid-19 and 102 hospitalizations, indicates the General Directorate of Health (DGS).
According to the daily epidemiological bulletin, 2,511 people are hospitalized today, 102 more than Saturday, the highest value since February 25, 2021, and 180 are in intensive care, 11 more. Not all hospitalizations are due to Covid-19, and may be motivated by other pathologies despite the existence of an infection by SARS-CoV-2.
The number of active cases has fallen, with 628,810 now, 9,011 less than on Saturday, and in the past 24 hours 40,391 people are believed to have recovered, bringing the total to 2,266,939.
Of the 51 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 13 occurred in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, 16 in the North, 12 in the Center, four in the Alentejo and four others in the Algarve and two in the Azores.
Most of the deaths with Covid-19 were over the age of 80 (30), followed by 70-79 (14) then there were three deaths in the two age groups of 40-49 and 60-69 years, a 50-year-old man also died.
The North remains the region of the country with the most new daily cases, with 11,227 infections, followed by Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with 9,839 more, the Center (5,846), the Algarve (1,637), the Alentejo (1,239), the Azores (1,213). ) and Madeira (430).
In the past 24 hours, an additional 1,264 contacts have been placed under surveillance, which now totals 664,442.
According to the DGS, since March 2020, 2,915,971 people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Portugal and 20,222 deaths linked to covid-19 have been declared.
The highest number of newly diagnosed cases are in the age groups between 40 and 49, with 5,439 new infections in the past 24 hours. Next come people aged 30 to 39 (5,188 new infections), those aged 20 to 29 (4,327), those aged 0 to 9 (4,313), those aged 50 to 59 (2,798), those aged 60 and 69 (1,696), between 70 and 79 (1,151) and those aged over 80 (855).
Since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region has recorded 1,046,521 cases and 8,487 deaths.
In the Northern region, there have been 1,126,462 infections and 6,150 deaths and the Central region now has a cumulative total of 422,504 infections and 3,560 deaths.
The Algarve has a total of 113,514 infections and 650 deaths and Alentejo has 98,358 cases and 1,135 deaths from covid-19.
The autonomous region of Madeira has registered 67,646 infections and 170 deaths since the start of the pandemic and the Azores archipelago 40,966 cases and 70 deaths.
The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information disclosed in the DGS bulletin.
According to the DGS, there have been 1,363,272 cases of infection in men and 1,550,075 in women, including 2,624 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, as this information is not provided. automatically.
Since March 2020, 10,632 men and 9,590 women have died from Covid-19.