Eight more Covid-19 deaths, 204 new cases in last 24 hours

  • Lusa e ECO News
  • 31 July 2020

The Directorate-General of Health registered 204 new cases of Covid-19 in Portugal and eight deaths from the disease in the last 24 hours.

Portugal now has eight more deaths and 204 new cases of Covid-19 infection compared to Thursday, according to the daily bulletin of the Directorate General of Health (DGS).

According to the DGS’s epidemiological situation report, there have been 51,072 confirmed cases of infection and 1,735 deaths since the pandemic began.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region continues to be the most affected by the pandemic in Portugal, but the number of new cases per day has been falling this week. Only on Tuesday did Greater Lisbon register a lower percentage than this Friday, 61%, looking at the daily records for the last two months.