The Grouping of Health Centers (ACES) of Médio Tejo registered 34 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours and reached a total of 2915 accumulated cases. The new cases registered in the daily ACES map are in Torres Novas (+9), Tomar (+6), Entroncamento (+5), Ourém (+4), Abrantes (+3), Sardoal (+3), Vila Nova Barquinha (+3), and Alcanena (+1). There are over 70 people recovered from the disease and the outbreak in a home in Minde, Alcanena, has already caused 10 deaths in users of the institution.
Since the beginning of the week, the Minde Social Welfare Center, in the municipality of Alcanena, has seen the death of five more people with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in a total of 10 deaths associated with the outbreak that is taking place in the institution. The tenth person died during the last night in the hospital, mayor Fernanda Asseiceira told mediotejo.net. The mayor published a video where she provided information to the population.
In the 11 counties in the region, with a total of 2915 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, Ourém registers 764 confirmed infections (+4), followed by Tomar, with 435 (+6), Abrantes, with 432 (+3), Torres Novas , with 373 (+9), Entroncamento, with 354 (+5), Alcanena, with 296 (+1), Mação, with 74, Sardoal, with 55 (+3), Constância, with 48, Vila Nova da Barquinha, with 45 (+3), and Ferreira do Zêzere, with 39 accumulated cases.
Today, ACES Médio Tejo has 879 people under active surveillance (-24). Ourém has 259 citizens in this condition, followed by Tomar (190), Alcanena (90), Torres Novas (78), Abrantes (74), Entroncamento (73), Vila Nova da Barquinha (30), Sardoal (25), Mação ( 22), Ferreira do Zêzere (22) and Constância (16).
ACES Médio Tejo records an accumulated total of 2915 infected people (+34), 1550 recovered (+70), 879 people under active surveillance (-24) and 44 deaths.
ACES PIS with 11 active cases in Sertã and 2 in Vila de Rei
At ACES of Pinhal Interior Sul (PIS), the municipality of Sertã presents this Friday an accumulated total of 89 infected people (+9), of which 72 recovered (+1) from the disease, according to ACES PIS. Sertã has 17 active cases and 37 people under active surveillance.
Vila de Rei, in turn, has had a total of 8 cases of infection since the beginning of the pandemic, two of which are still active and six people have recovered, according to ACES PIS. Today there were 2 people on active surveillance in this municipality.
Middle Tejo Region with a total of 3005 confirmed cases in the 13 municipalities
With about 250 thousand inhabitants, the 13 municipalities of the Middle Tejo add up to a total of 3005 cases (+34) confirmed of infection by the new coronavirus, of which 2915 in ACES Médio Tejo and 90 in ACES Pinhal Interior Sul (82 in Sertã and 8 in Vila de Rei). There are a total of 1627 people recovered (1550 in ACES Médio Tejo, 71 in Sertã and 6 in Vila de Rei (ACES PIS) and 44 deaths.
ACES Médio Tejo covers the territorial area of 11 municipalities with approximately 235 thousand users, and covers the health units of Abrantes, Alcanena, Constância, Entroncamento, Ferreira do Zêzere, Mação, Ourém, Sardoal, Tomar, Torres Novas and Vila nova da Barquinha, in a territorial area of 2,706.10 square kilometers.
The municipalities of Sertã and Vila de Rei are part of the Intermunicipal Community (CIM) of the Middle Tejo in the political-administrative division, but in terms of health, they are linked to ACES do Pinhal Interior Sul (PIS), which also covers the municipalities of Proença-a- Nova and Oleiros, in a total of about 30 thousand users.
Ponte de Sor with 10 active cases (-2), Gavião today has 33 active cases
In Alto Alentejo, Ponte de Sor today has an accumulated total of 88 positive cases since the beginning of the pandemic. At least five of the cases relate to people who do not reside in the municipality and who have not updated their tax residency. The municipality only mentions the occurrence of 83 cases (+4), of which 72 (+5) are recovered and 10 are active. There is a death to regret. Ponte de Sor is included in the list of municipalities with a high risk of transmission of covid-19, subject to more restrictive measures, such as curfews.
Gavião, in turn, today has an accumulated total of 50 covid cases (-), of which 17 people (+1) have already recovered from the disease. An uncontrolled outbreak in the Santa Casa home is worrying health authorities, with seven users and 13 positive employees confirmed by health authorities today. This Saturday there will be a disinfection action in ward 4 of the Home. There are 33 active cases in the municipality and no deaths to be recorded. Gavião is included in the list of municipalities with a high risk of transmission of covid-19, subject to more restrictive measures, such as curfews.
Lezíria Region with 3611 cases since the beginning of the pandemic
Lezíria do Tejo today presents 83 new cases, 59 recovered patients, two deaths and an accumulated total of 3611 patients, of which 1318 cases in the municipality of Santarém, according to the Regional Network. Chamusca has a total of 140 confirmed cases (+2), including four deaths, and Golegã records 62 infections (+4) and two deaths.
The region of Lezíria has 89 deaths (+2), 32 of which in Santarém, and 2848 people recovered from the disease (+131).
Santarém District with a total of 6526 cases and 133 deaths
The Santarém district has an accumulated total of 6526 confirmed cases of disease (3611 in Lezíria do Tejo and 2915 in ACES Médio Tejo), and a total of 133 deaths (89 in Lezíria and 44 in ACES Médio Tejo). Lezíria has a total of 2848 recovered and ACES Médio Tejo has 1550, which gives a total of 4398 people recovered from the disease.
Portugal with 67 more dead and 5,444 new cases
Portugal now counts 67 more deaths related to covid-19 and 5,444 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus, according to the Directorate-General for Health (DGS). In the balance of the last seven days, the country registered 4,119 new cases globally less than in the previous seven days.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has recorded 4,276 deaths and 285,838 cases of infection with the new coronavirus, with 82,116 cases now active, 125 less than on Thursday.
Regarding hospital admissions, the DGS epidemiological bulletin reveals that 3,208 people are hospitalized, 16 more than on Thursday, of which 526 are in intensive care, plus 10.
Of the 67 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 39 occurred in the North, 15 in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region, eight in the Centro region, three in the Algarve and two in the Alentejo.
The DGS also says that health authorities have 80,713 contacts under surveillance, 654 less compared to Thursday, and that 5,502 more patients were recovered, a cumulative total of 199,446 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 20 and 59 years of age. The new coronavirus has already infected at least 126,286 men and 154,511 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases. Of the total number of fatalities, 2,213 were men and 2,063 women. The largest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in people over 80 years of age.
c / LUSA