COVID-19: hospitalisations increase

6 additional patients in 24 hours.

Yesterday saw 15 new cases of COVID-19 infection reported in Madeira by the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE. The Region has now accounted for 8,789 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the start of the outbreak. Daily figures are always given for the number of positive cases recorded over the previous 24 hours.

There is one case imported from Russia and 14 cases of local transmission, most of which are already associated with contacts of positive cases, and there 24 more recovered cases to report – the Region now counts 8,446 cases recovered from Covid-19.

To date, there are a total of 71 deaths associated with the new coronavirus. The latest statistics mean there are 272 active cases in Madeira, of which 22 are imported and 250 are locally transmitted.

Regarding the isolation of active cases, there are now ten people are hospitalized at Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça (all in Polyvalent Units, with none in the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to COVID-19). There are 24 people who are isolated in a dedicated hotel unit, with the rest remaining in their own accommodation.

Update April 22:

The Region announced 12 new cases on Thursday and another 18 recovered. All new cases were attributed to local transmission.

Update April 23:

22 new cases were announced today for the previous 24 hour period. All were by local transmission, with 29 reported to have recovered.

Update April 24:

Today Madeira has 34 new cases of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Unusually, these are 4 imported cases (1 from Germany and 3 from Poland) and 30 cases of local transmission. There are 25 more recovered cases reported.

There are now 268 active cases, of which 23 are imported cases and 245 are locally transmitted. 10 people remain hospitalised at Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça, all of them in Multipurpose Units – none in ICU.

Update April 25:

22 new cases of coronavirus were announced today. These are 2 imported cases (1 from Germany and 1 from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley Region) and 20 cases of local transmission. There are 16 cases reported as recovered.

Update April 26:

This Monday, Madeira registered 16 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection. This is one case imported from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo Region and 15 cases of local transmission. There are 26 recovered cases.

Update April 27:

Today saw 13 new cases of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Madeira. As usual, these are all cases of local transmission. There are 21 more recovered cases also reported.

Update April 28:

Today, 21 new cases of Covid-19 were been reported in the Region. These are all cases of local transmission. There are 19 more recovered cases reported.

To date, the region remains with a total of 71 deaths associated with COVID-19. There are 258 active cases, of which 13 are imported cases and 245 are locally transmitted.

Update April 29:

Today there are 18 new cases of COVID-19 in the Region, the epidemiological bulletin reveals. Two cases are imported, from Poland and Lisbon, and the rest from local transmission. 16 recoveries were recorded.

Update April 30:

24 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in Madeira today. This is one case imported from Germany and 23 cases of local transmission. There is also a record of 23 recovered cases, with the Region now accounting for 261 active cases, of which 14 are imported cases and 247 are for local transmission.

Update May 1:

17 new cases were announced today for the previous 24 hours. One case is imported from Switzerland, with the remainder being by local transmission. 20 cases are reported to have been recovered.

Update May 2:

Madeira today registered 22 new cases of COVID-19, all attributed to local transmission. There are 14 more recovered cases to report.

The graphic below is from the Diario and shows the total number of active cases of COVID-19 each day over the last three weeks:

A new tab has been added to the top of each page with a link to resources dealing with COVID-19 in Madeira – this covers the latest government regulations on travel to the island, how to get a PCR test, and many other links that will be useful to people wanting to travel to and from Madeira.

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

Vaccinations in Madeira: updates can be found on an earlier post.

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