There are 106 new cases of Covid-19 in Portugal. For the first time there’s no deaths

  • ECO News
  • 3 August 2020

In the last 24 hours, 106 new cases of the new coronavirus have been identified in Portugal. For the first time since March 16, no further deaths have been reported.

The Directorate-General for Health (DGS) identified 106 new cases of infection by Covid-19, bringing the total number of infections since the pandemic began to 51,569. This is an increase of 0.21% over the previous day. For the first time since March 16, there have been no new deaths from the disease, according to the latest update from health authorities.

Following what has been observed since mid-May, most new infections have been recorded in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region. A total of 66 new cases have been identified in this region, which represents 62.26% of the total. That is, six out of ten new infections have been detected in this region.

Lisbon is the region with the most cases registered so far (26,389 cases of infection and 606 deaths), ahead of the North (18,797 cases and 828 deaths), the Centre (4,465 cases and 252 deaths), the Algarve (892 cases and 15 deaths) and the Alentejo (745 cases and 22 deaths). In the autonomous regions, the Azores have 168 cases and 15 deaths, while Madeira has 113 infected people.