1,394 new cases and 12 more deaths by Covid-19 in Portugal

  • ECO News
  • 9 October 2020

The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and, in the last 24 hours, there have been 1,394 new cases.

There are 1,394 new cases of coronavirus compared to Thursday, bringing the total number of people infected with the disease to 83,928. 12 people have died in the last 24 hours, according to the latest official report of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

Of the total number of infected, most are undergoing treatment at home, with 811 inpatients, 125 of them in intensive care units. There are over 46,000 under the surveillance of the health authorities.

Since it was detected in Portugal at the beginning of March, the coronavirus has caused the death of 2,062 people, 12 of them in the last 24 hours.