… and 2nd worst in the world for new cases
JM reports that Portugal remains the European Union (EU) country with the worst number of new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection per million inhabitants in the last seven days and is second in the world in the same indicator.
According to the statistical website Our World in Data, Portugal is also the EU country with the most new daily deaths per million inhabitants in the last seven days and is third in the world in this indicator.
The daily average of new cases in Portugal dropped from a worst-case 2,380 per million inhabitants two weeks ago to 1,560 today. Of the European Union’s partners, France follows with 703, Germany with 685, Luxembourg (673) and Greece (614).
Globally, considering countries and territories with more than one million inhabitants, Taiwan has the highest average of new daily cases (2,410), followed by Portugal, Australia (1,060), New Zealand (977) and Bahrain (814).
With regard to new daily deaths attributed to Covid-19, Portugal maintains the highest in the European Union, with 3.63, practically the same as the average of 3.68 two weeks ago, followed by Finland, with 1.47, Estonia. with 1.29, Spain with 1.14 and Malta with 1.11.
In global terms, looking at territories and countries with more than one million inhabitants, Oman has the highest daily average of new deaths attributed to covid-19 (10), followed by Taiwan (6.29), Portugal, Uruguay (2, 43) and New Zealand (1.95).
The average number of new daily cases per million inhabitants in the European Union is 415 and that of new daily deaths is 0.63.
The world average of new cases is at 67 and that of new deaths attributed to Covid-19 is at 0.17.
Thanks to PeterA for the link
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