The Algarve has 1219 new cases of Covid-19, a number below yesterday, and no deaths, on a day when admissions to intensive care decreased. These are some of the main data from this Thursday, January 13, bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).
In national terms, the report reports a slight decline in the number of new cases. Today there are 40.134, yesterday there were 40.945.
By regions, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo has the most new cases (+16.062), followed by the North (+14.866), Center (+4.232), Madeira (+1960), Alentejo (+1255), Algarve (+1219). ) and Azores (+540).
As for deaths, there were 22, the majority in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (12). There were also fatalities in the North (6), Center (3) and the Azores (1).
Exactly one year ago, on January 13, 2021, there were 156 deaths across the country. This is when 10.556 cases were registered, a number almost four times lower than that recorded today.
Also at the level of admissions, the situation was much more complicated a year ago.
Today, the DGS reported an increase in hospitalized patients to 1699 (+64), but reported a decrease in patients with Covid in Intensive Care, which are now 162 (-5).
A year ago there were 4240 patients hospitalized because of Covid-19 and 596 people in intensive care.
The risk matrix has not been updated, so they continue to count yesterday's values.
OR(t), transmissibility index, is 1,23, both nationally and in mainland Portugal.
The incidence is at 3615,9 cases of infection per 100 thousand inhabitants, nationally and at 3615,3 cases, excluding the islands.
As for recovered, there were 30.041. Active cases, meanwhile, rose to 286.965 (+10.071).
There are 244.232 contacts under surveillance (+7.240).