Madeira registers 456 cases, no deaths
Between November 1 and 7, Portugal recorded 5,291 infections with Covid (SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus) and 44 deaths associated with the virus. There was a new increase in hospitalizations, the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) indicated yesterday.
According to the DGS weekly epidemiological bulletin, compared to the previous week, there were 602 fewer cases of infection, with 12 fewer deaths in the comparison between the two periods.
As for hospital occupancy in mainland Portugal due to covid-19, the DGS started to release data on hospitalizations for the Monday before the report was published on Fridays.
Based on this criterion, the bulletin indicates that, last Monday, 571 people were hospitalized, 46 more than on the same day of the previous week, with 34 patients in intensive care units, the same number as the previous week.
In the same week Madeira registered 456 cases of Covid, with no deaths recorded.
COVID-19 in Madeira: previous updates can be found in an earlier post
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