Upward trend continues
The Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE has just released their latest bulletin.
There are four new cases of COVID-19 in Autonomous Region of Madeira, all of which are locally transmitted in the municipality of Funchal, and there is the situation of a traveller who is under study.
Regarding the transmission chain identified in Porto Santo, in association with a confirmed case in the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, the epidemiological investigation has so far identified 23 contacts in the municipality of Porto Santo (3 were confirmed, 20 were negative). All contacts remain in isolation and the epidemiological investigation is still ongoing.
There are 40 active cases, of which 29 are imported cases identified in the context of surveillance activities implemented at Madeira Airport and 11 are cases of local transmission.
Maintains the cumulative total of 118 recovered cases.
Update Saturday August 29
JM reports that Madeira has not registered any new case of infection with the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the epidemiological bulletin released this Saturday by the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE.
Thus, the cumulative total of 158 confirmed cases remains in the Region, 40 of which are still active. Another 118 people have already been considered recovered.
However, since Friday, IASAÚDE reports two situations of travellers who are being studied by health authorities.
Update Sunday August 30
No new positive cases have been reported.
Monday August 31
Monday saw three new positive cases reported, so the region now accounts for a cumulative total of 161 confirmed cases of covid-19. These are three imported cases, one from the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region and two from South Africa.
Keeping the cumulative total of 118 recovered cases of covid-19, there are 43 active cases, of which 32 are imported cases identified in the context of surveillance activities implemented at Madeira Airport and 11 are cases of local transmission.
Tuesday September 1
One more case – “imported” from Italy