Now 301 active cases in Madeira
Continuing the increasingly alarming news reported here over the past week, yesterday saw 43 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in Madeira. There are 8 imported cases (4 from the UK, 3 from Germany and 1 from Venezuela) and 35 cases of local transmission.
Over the last seven days the trend has gone: 29 – 32 – 29 – 25 – 35 – 45, and now the latest 43
There is 1 more death to report, the region accounts, to date for a total of 78 deaths associated with COVID19. This was a 63-year-old patient with associated comorbidities.
There are 301 active cases, of which 30 are imported cases and 271 are of local transmission.
12 active cases are hospitalized at the main Dr Nélio Mendonça hospital in Funchal (10 in Polyvalent Units and 2 in the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to COVID-19) and 24 people are isolated in a dedicated hotel unit, with the remainder in their own accommodation.
Update November 7:
There are currently 48 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in Madeira as the higher trend continues. There are 16 imported (unusually high?) and 32 of local transmission. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing. The Regional Directorate of Health adds that there are 15 recovered – we now have 334 active cases.
Update November 8:
Today there are 24 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Madeira reported. These are 7 imported cases and 17 cases of local transmission. There are another 27 recovered cases, so the Region currently has 331 active cases, of which 48 are imported and 283 are of local transmission.
Update November 9:
Today sees 54 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in Madeira. These are 5 imported cases (1 from the Netherlands, 1 from Germany, 1 from the UK, 1 from Lithuania and 1 from Venezuela) and 49 cases of local transmission. There are another 30 recovered reported, so Madeira currently has 355 active cases, of which 51 are imported and 304 are of local transmission.
Update November 10:
There are currently 38 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in Madeira. These are 6 imported cases (3 from the UK, 2 from Germany and 1 from Sweden) and 32 cases of local transmission. There are still 31 more cases recovered.
Update November 11:
Today there are 51 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the Region reported in the previous 24 hours. These are 4 imported cases (1 from São Vicente and Grenadines Islands, 1 from the United Kingdom, 1 from France and 1 from the Lisbon/Vale do Tejo region) and 47 of local transmission. There are another 58 recovered.
The graphics below are from the Diario showing the total active cases of COVID-19 each day since the start of the year:
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