14 now in quarantine after Porto Santo positive test

There is no positive case at the moment

Porto Santo health centre

Following on from the earlier post about a possible COVID-19 transmission chain in Porto Santo after a visitor arrived with a negative test result but later tested positive.

A spokesman for the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE said they were aware of the individual who had now tested positive after spending a number of weeks on vacation in Porto Santo. “As a result 14 people who are close to the positive case are in isolation and are awaiting test reslts” he said. 11 of these people are in Porto Santo.

A later report said that 5 of the tests had already been analysed and found to be negative. The photo shows the health centre in Porto Santo.


It later emerged that three of the eleven local “suspected” cases in Porto Santo had tested positive. Their contacts were being traced. The remainder tested negative.

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