Covid-19. New case record, with second day over two thousand, and North to lead – Observer


After the record from the previous day, the number of positive tests by Covid-19 has continued to increase. The bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health of this Thursday reports 2,101 infected, 29 more than 2,072 the previous day. Regarding the number of deaths, there are 11 victims to register, four more than on Wednesday.

It’s the North that accumulates most of the new cases. The 1,146 infections confirmed in the region represent 54.5% of the country’s total. Since the pandemic began, 35,807 cases have been reported.

Lisbon and the Tagus Valley – which covers the district of Lisbon and part of the districts of Setúbal, Santarém and Leiria – have 733 new infections confirmed, or 34.9% of the country’s total (a total of 45,521 since the pandemic began) .

In the rest of the country, there are 222 cases in total, mainly in the Center (163 cases), but also in Alentejo (40), Algarve (13), Madeira (5) and the Azores (1).


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