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Portugal registers nearly 33,000 more cases of coronavirus and another 44 deaths


MADRID, Jan. 24 (Royals Blue) –

Portugal has reported this Monday another 32,758 cases of coronavirus, as well as 44 more deaths from the disease, of which a total of 2,254,583 infections have already been confirmed, of which 19,613 have ended in death.

The little more than 32,700 confirmed cases this Monday break with the dynamics of last week, when more than 50,000 positives had been registered for three consecutive days, although around the weekend the figures are usually lower due to the lower number of tests that are performed.

The General Directorate of Health (DGS) has also reported a total of 2,348 people admitted due to the coronavirus, of which 172 are in intensive care units, which represents an increase of twelve more people compared to the last part provided by the last Friday.

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The number of medical discharges has risen to 12,875, for a total of more than 1.7 million, while on the other hand, there are 19,839 active cases, which means that just over half a million people continue to deal with the disease. in Portugal.

Once again, almost half of the cases this Monday have been recorded in the North region, with 48.5 percent of the new infections and twelve more deaths, while in Lisbon and the Tagus Valley they have been registered on 29 .5 percent of the positives and sixteen deceased.

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The last part of the DGS also details that the majority of the deaths registered by coronavirus correspond to people over 80 years of age, 64.9 percent. Of the 44 confirmed this weekend, thirty are part of this age group.

This Monday’s update of the risk indicators shows that Portugal continues in the reddest zone of the epidemiological traffic light, with a rise in both the transmissibility index to 1.15, and the incidence, with 5,322.6 cases per hundred thousand inhabitants.

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