Portugal registers 460 new cases of coronavirus but no deaths

The Portuguese Ministry of Health highlighted this Friday that no deaths from the coronavirus have been recorded in the past 24 hours, of which a further 460 cases have been diagnosed.

This is the third time Portugal has ended the day without registering a death from COVID-19 after just over a year of pandemic that accumulated a total of 836,493 cases, of which 795,838 are medical discharges and 16,974 are deaths.

Aside from the fact that no death was confirmed that Friday, there were no new hospital admissions, leaving 324 people hospitalized, 89 of whom are in intensive care units, according to the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

Portugal registers 460 new cases of coronavirus but no deaths
Portugal registers 460 new cases of coronavirus but no deaths

Regarding the risk matrix, which indicates whether the country is entering the next phase of the de-escalation plan or not, the transferability index remains at 0.98 both at the continental level and taking into account the island areas.

The incidence situation of 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants, with 66.9 positive results at the national level, is even better than in the previous days, although it drops to 64.3 when taking the peninsula area into account.

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