Algarve adds 168 more Covid-19 cases and three deaths

Active cases declined nationwide

The Algarve registers three more deaths and 168 new cases of Covid-19, according to the bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) this Wednesday, 1 September, which has just been released.

Across the country, an additional 1.565 cases of Covid-19 were reported, down from yesterday.

Lisbon and Vale do Tejo is today the region where the highest number of new cases of infection by the new coronavirus is verified (+572).

This is followed by the North (+495), the Center (+205), the Algarve (+168), the Alentejo (+74), Madeira (+35) and the Azores (+16).

The DGS reports 14 more fatalities, with deaths having been registered in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (6), in the Algarve (3), in the North (3) and in the Center (2).

As for accumulated numbers, there have been in Portugal, since the beginning of the pandemic, 1.039.492 cases and 17.757 deaths from Covid-19 in Portugal.

Admissions have increased slightly (+4) and there are now a total of 681 people in need of hospital medical care due to the new coronavirus.

In intensive care, there are also 5 fewer patients (131 in total).

However, there were an additional 2.365 people who recovered from the disease, leading to a decrease in active cases (-814) to 43.273.

The risk matrix has been updated and has new data.

The incidence rate increased to 303,5 cases per 100 inhabitants nationwide and to 310,2 in mainland Portugal.

R(t), the transmissibility index, at national level remains at neither 0,98, and at 0,99 only in mainland territory.