Algarve registers over 143 cases of Covid-19

Across the country 1.323 new cases of infection were reported

The Algarve registers over 143 cases of infection by Covid-19, according to the bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) this Friday, 10 September, which has just been released.

Across the country, 1.323 more cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection were reported in today's report.

In 24 hours they recovered a further 1.936 people (for a total of 996.987 recovered) and there was a decrease in active cases (-620) to 38.620 people.

As for accumulated numbers, there have been in Portugal, since the beginning of the pandemic, 1.053.450 cases and 17.843 deaths from Covid-19 in Portugal.

The North is today the region where there is the greatest number of new cases of infection by the new coronavirus (+478).

It follows Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (+408), the Center (+169), the Algarve (+143), the Alentejo (+86), Madeira (+25) and the Azores (+14).

The DGS reports another 7 fatalities, with deaths having been registered in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (3), in the North (3) and in the Center (1).

Admissions continue to decline across the country (-28) and there are now a total of 569 people in need of hospital medical care due to the new coronavirus.

In intensive care, there is also a decrease of nine people to a total of 118 patients.

The risk matrix has been updated and there is good news.

The incidence rate at the national level dropped to 240,7 cases of infection by Covid-19 per 100 inhabitants and to 247,9 cases, excluding the islands.

The R(t), the transmissibility index, dropped to 0,87, both nationally and only taking into account the mainland.

The number of contacts under surveillance continues to decline (-308) and are now 38.464.