Covid-19 | ACES Médio Tejo with 77 new cases, most of them in nursing homes (with audio)

The Grouping of Health Centers (ACES) of Médio Tejo registered 77 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, along with 248 people recovered from the disease. The new cases registered on the ACES daily map are in Ourém (+36), Alcanena (+14), Torres Novas (+8), Abrantes (+5), Sardoal (+4), Entroncamento (+4), Tomar ( +3), Vila Nova da Barquinha (+2), and Mação (+1).


The Public Health delegate, Maria dos Anjos Esperança, reported the entry this Tuesday of several municipalities in the region in the list of municipalities with high, very high and maximum risk, related to accounting data of new cases in the period from 06 the 19th of November. The new list will be for the period of the next 14 days, with the accounting of cases starting on November 20, he said.

In the 11 counties in the region, with a total of 2756 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, Ourém registers 718 confirmed infections (+36), followed by Tomar, with 413 (+3), Abrantes, with 412 (+5), Torres Novas , with 349 (+8), Entroncamento, with 347 (+4), Alcanena, with 276 (+14), Mação, with 67 (+1), Sardoal, with 48 (+4), Constância, with 45, Vila Nova da Barquinha, with 42 (+2), and Ferreira do Zêzere, with 39 accumulated cases.

At ACES Médio Tejo, 945 people are currently under active surveillance (+35). Ourém has 204 citizens in this condition, followed by Tomar (199), Alcanena (104), Torres Novas (98), Abrantes (89), Entroncamento (86), Sardoal (43), Mação (40), Vila Nova da Barquinha ( 32), Constância (25), and Ferreira do Zêzere (25).

This ACES registers an accumulated total of 2756 infected people (+77), 1465 recovered (+248), 945 people under active surveillance (+35) and 39 deaths (with data not yet updated by ACES).

ACES PIS with 10 active cases in Sertã and 1 in Vila de Rei

At ACES do Pinhal Interior Sul (PIS), the municipality of Sertã today has an accumulated total of 79 infected people, 69 of whom have already recovered from the disease, according to ACES PIS. Sertã has 10 active cases and 31 people under active surveillance.

Vila de Rei, in turn, has had a total of 7 cases of infection since the beginning of the pandemic, one of which is still active and six people recovered, ACES PIS reported. Today there were 22 people under active surveillance in this municipality.

Middle Tejo Region with a total of 2843 confirmed cases in the 13 municipalities

With about 250 thousand inhabitants, the 13 municipalities of the Middle Tejo add up to a total of 2843 cases (+77) confirmed of infection by the new coronavirus, of which 2756 in ACES Médio Tejo and 86 in ACES Pinhal Interior Sul (79 in Sertã and 7 in Vila de Rei). There are a total of 1540 people recovered (1465 in ACES Médio Tejo, 69 in Sertã and 6 in Vila de Rei (ACES PIS) and 34 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 19 active cases, Gavião today has 30 active cases

In Alto Alentejo, Ponte de Sor today has an accumulated total of 84 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 79 cases, of which 60 are recovered and 18 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 46 covid cases (+9), of which 16 people have already recovered from the disease. An outbreak in the home of Santa Casa is worrying the health authorities, with today, Tuesday, seven users and 13 positive employees in the institution to which are added another 5 cases, all in the family of the professionals of the home. There are 30 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 3380 cases since the beginning of the pandemic

Lezíria do Tejo today has 108 new cases, 76 recovered patients, and an accumulated total of 3,380 patients, of which 1218 cases in the municipality of Santarém, according to data from the Regional Network. Today, Chamusca has a total of 130 confirmed cases (+7), including four deaths, and Golegã records 56 infections (+1) and one death.

The Lezíria region has accumulated 84 deaths, 31 of which in Santarém, and 2611 people recovered from the disease (+76).

Santarém District with a total of 6136 cases and 123 deaths

The district of Santarém has an accumulated total of 6136 confirmed cases of disease (3380 in Lezíria do Tejo and 2756 in ACES Médio Tejo), and a total of 123 deaths (84 in Lezíria and 39 in ACES Médio Tejo). Lezíria has a total of 2611 recovered and ACES Médio Tejo has 1465, which gives a total of 4076 people recovered from the disease.

Portugal has exceeded 4,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic

Today, Portugal surpassed the 4,000 deaths related to the covid-19, counting in the last 24 hours more deaths and 3,919 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus, according to the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has recorded 4,056 deaths and 268,721 cases of infection with the new coronavirus, with 80,432 cases now active, 3,572 less than on Monday.

The bulletin also states that health authorities have 82,160 contacts under surveillance, 135 more than on Monday, and that 7,406 patients were reported to have recovered in the last 24 hours.

Of the 85 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 50 occurred in the North region, 20 in the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, 12 in the Center region and three in the Alentejo. With regard to hospitalizations, Portugal today exceeded 500 hospitalizations in intensive care units for people diagnosed with covid-19, having also risen to 3,275 hospitalizations in the ward (34 more since Monday).

Intensive care patients have been on the rise since September 7, when 49 people were in these units. Today there are 506 people in these units, eight more than on Monday.

In the bulletin, the Directorate-General for Health states that on November 16, there was an update of the data analysis technology system from SINAVE (National Epidemiological Surveillance System), with the cumulative number of confirmed and recovered cases being updated on that date. .

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 118,649 men and 145,191 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases.

Today’s bulletin states that there are 4,881 confirmed cases of unknown sexes that are under investigation, as these data are not provided automatically. Of the total fatalities, 2,095 were men and 1,961 women. The largest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in people over 80 years of age.

The covid-19 pandemic caused at least 1,397,322 deaths resulting from more than 59.2 million cases of infection worldwide, according to a report by the French agency AFP.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.

c / LUSA


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