Portugal has a daily average of 74 cases, well below the European average of 195 and far away from the countries with more new daily cases in Eastern Europe.
Portugal is the 23rd country in the European Union in the number of new daily cases of infection by SARS-CoV-2 per million inhabitants, according to the statistical website Our World in Data, which shows a worsening in Eastern European countries.
Portugal has a daily average of 74 cases, well below the European average of 195 and far away from the countries with more new daily cases in Eastern Europe, where the epidemiological situation has worsened in the last month.
Latvia leads the countries of the Union, and the world, with the highest number of new cases per million inhabitants in the last week, with an average of 1,300, four times higher than the average recorded about a month ago, which was 323.
It is followed by Lithuania with 1.04 million (compared to 512 a month ago), Estonia with 1.03 million (compared to 405), Slovenia with 809 (compared to 425) and Romania with 782 (compared to 339).
The world average of new daily cases in the last week stands at 54.
In the rest of the world, apart from Latvia, the countries with the highest average are Georgia (1,070), Lithuania, Estonia and Serbia (1,020).
In terms of daily deaths attributed to Covid-19 per million inhabitants in the last week, Portugal is 23rd among the 27 member states, with an average of 0.5 deaths.
Most of the countries that lead in the number of new cases are among those with the highest number of daily deaths, in a list led by Romania (21.64), where the average has also increased significantly since a month ago (it was 6.18).
It is followed by Bulgaria (16.55), Latvia (10.56), Lithuania (10.3) and Croatia (4.97).
The European average for this indicator is 2.14 and the world average is 0.9.
In the rest of the world, among countries with more than one million inhabitants, Romania is also here with a higher average, followed by Bulgaria, Armenia (11.31), Ukraine (11.19) and Latvia.
In Portugal, since March 2020, 18,133 people have died and 1,085,138 cases of infection have been counted, according to data from the country’s national health authority, the DGS.