Covid-19: Algarve is the mainland region with the fewest new cases, but 1 more deaths

Number of hospitalized had a slight increase

The Algarve has another 19 cases of Covid-19 and one death, according to the bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) this Sunday, 3 October, which has just been released.

This number of new infections is much lower than that registered yesterday, Saturday, when 47 more cases were registered in the region.

Across the country, in today's report, 449 more cases of Covid-19 were reported, which also represents a decrease compared to the last bulletin (690 infections).

In addition to the death registered in the Algarve, the DGS recorded three more deaths in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, two in the North and one in the Centre.

The number of new retrieved was 332, which means that the number of active cases has increased and are now 30.367 (+110).

The number of hospital admissions increased to 342 (+5) and also in intensive care units there was a slight increase (+4) to 69.

The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo was the one that, according to this Sunday's bulletin, contributed the most to the increase in infections nationwide, registering over 181 cases. It is followed by the North, with 132, the Center (62), Alentejo (21), Algarve (19), Azores (16) and Madeira (15).

The number of contacts under surveillance increased (+75) and are now 27.560.

The risk matrix did not change, continuing with Friday's numbers. The incidence rate at the national level is 101,7 cases of infection by Covid-19 per 100 inhabitants and 103,0 cases, excluding the islands.

The R(t), the transmissibility index, is 0,89 both nationally and if islands are excluded.