Numbers remain low, but trend upwards
Madeira registered today 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours as the number of cases continues to edge slowly upwards. The region now accounts for 9827 confirmed cases of Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic
These are six imported cases (2 from Denmark, 2 from the Czech Republic, 1 from the North Region, and 1 from the Lisbon/Tagus Valley region) and 17 cases of local transmission.
According to the daily bulletin of the Institute of Health Administration IASAÚDE, there are another five cases classified as recovered.
Update July 15:
Today sees 13 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in the Region. These are 3 imported cases (2 from the North Region and 1 from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo Region) and 10 cases of local transmission. There are also14 recovered cases recorded. Currently, there are 137 active cases, of which 49 are imported and 88 are of local transmission.
Update July 16:
Madeira registers today 41 new cases of infection by SARS-CoV-2. There are 16 imported cases (5 from the United Kingdom, 5 from the North Region, 3 from France, 2 from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo Region, and 1 from Greece) and 25 cases of local transmission. According to the daily bulletin of the Regional Health Directorate, there are now eight more cases recovered.
Update July 17:
Madeira has today 26 new cases of infection by SARS-CoV-2. The region now counts 9907 confirmed cases of covid-19. There are 13 imported cases (9 from the United Kingdom, 2 from the North Region, 1 from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo Region, and 1 from Spain) and 13 cases of local transmission. There are 16 more recovered cases.
Update July 18:
Madeira has 15 new Coronavirus cases, according to the daily report of the Regional Directorate of Health. These are 8 imported cases (5 from the United Kingdom, 2 from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo region, and 1 from Finland) and 7 cases of local transmission.
Update July 19:
Today sees another 28 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the Region announced. These are 11 imported cases (4 from the North Region, 3 from the United Kingdom, 1 from Spain, 1 from South Africa, 1 from Venezuela, and 1 from the Czech Republic) and 17 cases of local transmission. There are now another 15 recovered cases to report.
There are currently 193 active cases in total, 79 being imported cases and 114 of local transmission. Regarding the isolation of active cases, 10 people are hospitalized at Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital (9 in Polyvalent Units and 1 in the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to COVID-19), and 58 people are in isolation in a dedicated hotel unit, with the rest remaining in their own accommodation.
Update July 20:
The latest epidemiological bulletin from the Regional Secretariat for Health and Civil Protection reports 21 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the Autonomous Region of Madeira in the last 24 hours. There are 14 cases of local transmission and seven imported, ()five from the North region, one from the United Kingdom, and one from Venezuela). There are 13 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 since the start of the year. The progress of the vaccination program is also now tracked:
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 in an earlier post
Vaccinations in Madeira: updates can be found in an earlier pos