There are 443 new cases of coronavirus in Portugal. Death toll at 1,631

  • ECO News
  • 8 July 2020

The number of cases of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 44,859. Since the outbreak was detected in the country, 1,631 people have died.

Portugal has registered 443 new cases of infection by the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours. This is an increase of 1% compared to the previous day, with the total number of infected people rising to 44,859.

In the last 24 hours, two more people have died from the disease, according to the latest update from Portugal’s health authorities (DGS). With these fatalities, the country’s death toll rises to 1,631.

Following what has been observed, most of the new infections were in the Lisbon region. 327 new cases were identified in this area, which represents 73.81% of the total. Both in this region and at a national level, the number of new infections has risen to a maximum since June 28.