971 people have already recovered from Covid-19 in the Algarve

Number of active cases rose

A total of 971 people have already recovered from Covid-19 in the Algarve, according to data from the Regional Health Authority released by the District Civil Protection Commission.

This means that, since yesterday, 13 more sick people have been cured in the Algarve region.

Still, taking into account that, in the last week (from 11th to 18th of September) there were 122 new cases of Covid-19 in the Algarve, this means that the percentage of people recovered in relation to the total accumulated cases decreased from 76,37, 73,12% to XNUMX%.

On the other hand, the Regional Health Authority announces that, in the last 24 hours, 27 new infections were confirmed, bringing the total accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic to 1328.

There are, at this moment, 336 active cases in the region, that is, an increase of 21,1% compared to last Friday.

Over the last week, there was also another death, on Monday, that of an 80-year-old Italian, resident in the municipality of Loulé, who had been hospitalized for several weeks «in critical condition» in the Intensive Care of the Hospital de Faro.

At this moment, according to the data revealed today, there are 7 hospitalized patients, one of them in the ICU.

There has been a significant increase in the number of people who are under active surveillance, that is, who are at home, awaiting test results or the end of quarantines: there are now 789, compared to 580 a week ago.



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