Active cases of Covid-19 rose, but little, in a week

There are 31 patients hospitalized due to Covid-19 (9 less than a week ago)

Even though it is no longer mandatory in most cases, the mask is the main means of protection.

There are 364 more active cases of Covid-19 in the Algarve (a total of 1757), since the last week, revealed this Friday, the 2nd of September, the Civil Protection Commission of the Algarve Region, in its weekly balance sheet report. epidemiological situation in the region.

According to the most recent data, there were 668 new cases of the disease in the Algarve region, bringing the regional total accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic to 227.948.

As for deaths caused by Covid-19, there was only 1 in the same period. So far and since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 911 people have died in the Algarve due to infection with SARS-Cov-2.

In Algarve hospitals, until 00:00 this Friday, there were 31 patients hospitalized due to Covid-19 (9 less than a week ago), of which only one was in Intensive Care.

Meanwhile, the Directorate-General for Health announced this Friday that the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 and seasonal flu will start across the country from the 7th of September.

This time, there are some differences regarding the age groups covered, as you can read here.