Two Covid-19 deaths, 291 new cases in last 24 hours

  • Lusa
  • 20 August 2020

The number of cases of coronavirus infections in the country has increased to 54,992. So far, 40,264 people have recovered from the disease.

Portugal has registered another two deaths from Covid-19 and 291 confirmed cases of infection compared to Wednesday, according to the health authority’s (DGS) epidemiological bulletin released on Thursday.

According to the DGS bulletin on the epidemiological situation, there have been 54,992 confirmed cases of infection and 1,788 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region registered one death in the last 24 hours and a further 170 cases of infection, with a total of 28,454 confirmed cases.