COVID-19: fewer than 100 active cases

Madeira now has only 97 active cases

Madeira, where the no. of active cases has fallen below 100

JM reports that with four new cases of COVID-19 and 15 recovered announced yesterday, Madeira currently has just 97 active cases of infection. The last day the Region was below 100 active cases was October 17 of last year.

“On June 8, 2021, there are four new cases of infection by SARS-CoV-2 to be reported, so the region now counts 9,507 confirmed cases of covid-19 [since the beginning of the pandemic]”, reads in the daily epidemiological bulletin released by the Regional Health Directorate (DRS).

Among the new positives, there is a case imported from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo region. The remaining three are of local transmission, “mostly already associated with contacts of positive cases”.

Of the 97 active cases, “12 are imported cases and 85 are of local transmission”, says the regional health authority.

With 15 recoveries in the last 24 hours, Madeira has to date 9,338 recovered people. The archipelago also has 72 deaths associated with the disease – with the last of these being May 25.

Regarding the isolation of active cases, the regional direction indicates that three people are hospitalized at the Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital, in Funchal, none at the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to covid-19. Ten people are isolated in a dedicated hotel unit, the rest remaining in their own accommodation.

“In total, there are 61 situations that are currently under consideration by the health authorities, these being related to travelers identified at the airport, contacts with positive cases or other situations reported to the SRS24 line or to SESARAM [Madeira Health Service], reads up on the note.

On the other hand, 393 people are under active surveillance in the various municipalities of Madeira and Porto Santo and 22,164 travelers are also being monitored by the authorities, using the MadeiraSafe application.

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: daily updates can be found in an earlier post

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

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