The Algarve has two more fatalities and 60 new cases of Covid-19, has just disclosed the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) in its bulletin this Wednesday, 29 September.
Nationally, there were 755 new cases and six more casualties. In addition to the two deaths in the Algarve, there were deaths in Alentejo (2), Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (1) and North (1).
In numbers accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic, there have already been, nationwide, 1.068.530 cases and 17.968 deaths.
The risk matrix was updated and shows an incidence rate, at the national level, this indicator dropped from 105,6 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. If we exclude the islands, the incidence is 107,3 cases.
The R(t), the transmissibility index, rose, and is now at 0,87, nationally, and at 0,87, taking into account only the continental territory.
In hospitals in the country, there are 386 people admitted, 13 fewer than yesterday. Also in intensive care there was a decrease in inpatients, which are now 68 (-6).
By region, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo have 295 new cases, while in the North there were 213. These are followed by the Center (117), Algarve (60), Alentejo (37), Madeira (20) and Azores (13).
As for recovered, there were 801. Taking into account the new cases and those recovered, there are 52 fewer active cases, with the total standing at 30.495.
There are 27.441 contacts under surveillance.