The number of deaths reported by the Directorate-General of Health (DGS) is similar to those recorded in late October, with 33 reported on the 29th of that month.
Portugal’s national health authority on Monday reported 34 deaths associated with Covid-19 in the 24 hours to midnight and 394 new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus that causes it, the lowest number of infections since September.
The figure for deaths reported by the Directorate-General of Health (DGS) is similar to those recorded in late October, with 33 reported on the 29th of that month, while that for new cases is similar to those in early September, with a figure of 388 on 8 September.
Monday’s bulletin from the DGS also shows 2,167 patients as in hospital with Covid-19 (two more than reported on Sunday), of which 469 were in intensive care, or 15 fewer.
The latest data also show that 1,258 more people were reported as having recovered from the virus, bringing to 720,235 the total number of such cases since the start of the pandemic in Portugal in March last years.
For 29 days now the number of people deemed to have recovered in the previous 24 hours has exceeded the number of new infections.