At a time when the country has been in the second general confinement for over a month and the numbers of the pandemic are declining, Mapidea and Dinheiro Vivo draw a picture of the evolution of the covid in the country. Every Tuesday, in simple graphs, you can find information in detail about how the new coronavirus is affecting Portugal.
Evolution of the number of new cases
In the period from 3 to 16 February, another 50,480 cases were reported at the county level. Twelve counties presented more than 1000 new cases (there were twenty-four in the previous period).
The top 5 continues to be completely filled with municipalities in the Lisbon region, leaving Odivelas and entering Cascais: Lisbon with 3674, Sintra with 3268, Loures with 1506, Cascais with 1397 and Amadora with 1386.
Evolution of risk level by municipality
The number of municipalities classified as extremely high risk decreased significantly, to 15, when compared to the 118 municipalities on 9 February (103 thus left the extremely high risk) or the 218 municipalities on 2 February. The number of municipalities classified as very high risk decreased to 94 (122 to 9 February).
Together, these municipalities represent 46% of the resident population.
See more details on the evolution of the situation at https://covid19.mapidea.com