Covid-19: Algarve registers another death and 28 new cases

According to the DGS bulletin

There is one more death and 28 new cases of Covid-19 in the Algarve, the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) has just released in its bulletin this Thursday, 7 October.

Nationally, there are over 731 cases of the disease and 11 deaths. In addition to the Algarve, there were fatalities in the North (3), Center (3), Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (2), Alentejo (1) and Azores (1).

In hospitals, admissions increased again, albeit slightly, to 353 (+4). In intensive care, on the contrary, the number of patients decreased, in this case, to 57 (-3).

By regions, the North is the one with the most new infections (254), followed by Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (189), Center (133), Alentejo (114), Algarve (28), Madeira (10) and Azores (3) .



This Thursday there are 140 fewer active cases (29.918 in total), thanks to the 860 recovered, which surpassed the number of new infections.

The risk matrix data are the same as yesterday, which show a national incidence rate of 90,5 cases of infection by Covid-19 per 100 inhabitants and 90,9 cases, excluding the islands.

The R(t), the transmissibility index, remains at 0,91, at national level, and at 0,90, taking into account only the continental territory.

There are 24.154 contacts under surveillance (-1064).