Algarve registers over 80 new Covid-19 infections

Data from the epidemiological bulletin of this Saturday, October 31th

The Algarve has 80 new cases of Covid-19, according to data from the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) this Saturday, 31 October, which has just been released. The region registers yet another death, that of a 92-year-old user of the Home for the Elderly of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia of São Brás de AlportelSuch as Sul Informação had already noticed.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, according to figures from the DGS, the Algarve has 2779 confirmed cases of infection by the new coronavirus.

As for the Alentejo, today there are 1 more deaths and 61 cases.

The data from the DGS, which refer to 24 hours yesterday, Friday, also indicate that there were 4.007 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the country, with 39 people dead.

The majority of cases (over 1900) were registered in the North region, as has happened in recent weeks, but with the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region also having a strong contribution (+1406). This is followed by the Center (+552), the Algarve (+80), the Alentejo (+61), Madeira (+5) and the Azores (+4).

With regard to deaths, 23 of the 39 deaths by Covid-19 in the last 24 hours were in the North. The Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region registered 12 deaths, while the Center had 2. The Alentejo and Algarve registered 1 death each.

Portugal also registers a new maximum number of people hospitalized in Intensive Care Units (ICU) since the beginning of the pandemic, with 286 people hospitalized (+11 than yesterday), according to the DGS bulletin. Hospital admissions also rose, with 1972 Covid-19 patients admitted (+45).


The bulletin also reports on over 2831 people recovered from the disease throughout the country. Even so, taking into account the sharp growth in the number of new infections, the number of active cases also increased significantly, from over 1137, now totaling 58.492.

Also according to the epidemiological bulletin, there are now 791 fewer contacts under surveillance, the total having decreased to 64.514.





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