Just nine cases today
The Region todays announced that the number of positive cases of COVID-19 recorded in the previous 24 hours was just nine. In their daily bulletin, the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE also announced the recovery of a further 13 cases. There are 116 situations that are currently being monitored by the health authorities.
According to the same figures, Madeira has now seen 9,019 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with the new cases being two imported cases (one from France and one from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley region) and seven cases of local transmission. The total number of recovered cases has now reached 8,686. There remains a total of 71 deaths associated with the disease, leaving 262 active cases in the Region, of which 14 are imported cases and 248 are locally transmitted.
Regarding the isolation of active cases, it should be noted that 13 people are hospitalized at Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça (nine people in Multipurpose Units and four in the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to COVID-19) and 22 people are in isolation in a dedicated hotel unit, the rest remaining in their own accommodation.
Update May 4:
Today saw 16 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in Madeira, all of which are locally transmitted. There are 11 more cases recovered.
Update May 5:
Madeira recorded this Wednesday 20 new cases of Covid-19. These are all cases of local transmission. 11 cases are classed as recovered.
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: previous updates can be found on an earlier post.