MADRID, Jan. 31 (Royals Blue) –
Portugal has confirmed this Monday another 27,916 cases of coronavirus, as well as 49 deaths from the disease, of which a total of 2,639,802 positives have been registered since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, among which there are 19,905 dead.
The General Directorate of Health (DGS) has reported that there are 2,469 people admitted with the disease, of which 160 are in intensive care units.
On the opposite side are the 39,596 patients who have been discharged, for a total of 2,033,747 people who have recovered, although there are still 586,150 people in confinement dealing with the disease.
One more day, the North region has returned to accumulate more than half of the new cases of coronavirus, this time 14,536 infections, which means 52 percent of those of the 27,916 recorded this Monday and 24 deaths; followed by Lisbon and Valle del Tajo, with 7,038 positives, or what is the same, 25.2 percent, and eleven deaths.
At this point, the DGS has detailed that 64.7 percent of the deaths that have occurred due to the coronavirus disease in Portugal correspond to people over 80 years of age. Of the 19,905 fatalities, 10,477 were men and 9,428 were women.
This Monday the indicators of the epidemiological situation have also been updated, with a slight drop in the transmissibility index, which now stands at 1.13 at the national level; and with the incidence of 6,836.6 cases per one hundred thousand inhabitants at fourteen days, which represents an increase of about 700 positives compared to last Friday’s update.