COVID-19: 4 more deaths today

Death toll rises to 27 in Madeira

COVID-19: four more deaths today

JM reports that Madeira has seen the death of four more people due to COVID-19.

In the last 24 hours, two men (69 and 71 years old) and a woman (38 years old) with Covid-19 died at Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital. All were admitted to the Covid-19 Multipurpose Unit. Earlier today there was the death recorded of a 73-year-old woman with COVID-19 at home.

This brings the total to date in the Region to 27 deaths associated with the disease.

Madeira today recorded 117 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases to 1,509.

According to the daily bulletin of the Institute of Health Administration, IASAÚDE, four imported cases were identified – one from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley region, one from Spain, one from Switzerland, and one from Venezuela – and 113 cases of local transmission.

Update January 17:

Today Madeira saw a new daily high of 156 additional positive cases of COVID-19, a new maximum in the Region.

According to the usual daily bulletin released by the Regional Health Directorate, eight of these cases are imported – two from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley Region, one from the Northern Region and one from the Central Portugal Region, one from Poland, one from Luxembourg, and two from the United States. The remaining 148 cases are of local transmission, most of them already associated with contacts or contexts of positive cases.

There are an additional 65 recovered cases to report. The region now accounts for 1,864 recovered cases of COVID-19.

Update January 18:

Today there are 148 new positive cases to report. These are 6 imported cases (4 from the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, 1 from the Autonomous Region of the Azores, and 1 from Germany) and 142 cases of local transmission, most of them already associated with contacts or contexts of positive cases.

There is also a record of 66 more recovered cases and two deaths. Two men (84 and 89 years old) with COVID-19 died at Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital. The two patients were admitted to the Multipurpose Unit of COVID-19 and had associated complications. To date, the Region accounts for a total of 29 deaths associated with covid-19.

Update January 19:

Today sees 138 new positive cases reported. There are 7 imported cases (3 from Germany, 1 from Lithuania, 1 from Lisbon/Tagus Valley, 1 from the Central Region, and 1 from the North of Portugal) and 131 cases of local transmission

One more patient died at the COVID-19 Unit at Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça, a 91 years old man with associated complications. It is the second death today with symptoms associated with the disease – earlier a 42 years old, again with associated complications. died at home in Gaula. To date, the Region now accounts for a total of 31 deaths associated with COVID-19.

Update January 20:

Today there are 129 new positive cases reported. 10 imported cases (7 from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley Region, 1 from the Northern Region of Portugal, 1 from the United Kingdom, and 1 from Germany) and 119 cases of transmission. The report by the Regional Health Directorate also states that there are over 99 recovered cases of covid-19. The region now accounts for 2,110 recovered cases from the disease.

Update January 21:

Today there are 156 new positive cases to report. These are 3 imported cases (2 from the North of Portugal and 1 from Poland) and 153 cases of local transmission, most of which are already associated with contacts or contexts of positive cases.

Update January 22:

123 new positive cases reported today in the last 24 hours These are 3 imported cases (2 from France and 1 from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley Region) and 120 cases of local transmission,

Update January 23:

There are 125 new positive cases to report today. These are 6 imported cases (4 from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley Region, 1 from the Central Portugal Region and 1 from São Tomé and Príncipe) and 119 cases of local transmission. Sadly, there was one more death reported- an 86-year-old man.

COVID-19 in Madeira: previous daily updates can be found on an earlier post.

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