Portugal: first day without COVID deaths since August 2nd 2020


This Sunday, Portugal registered zero deaths and 196 new cases of covid-19 infection. There were no more deaths since 2 August . This is, in fact, the second time that there has been a day without deaths from covid-19 since the first death associated with the disease was reported in Portugal.

In total, since the beginning of the pandemic, the country has totaled 834,638 confirmed cases and 16,965 fatalities, according to the epidemiological bulletin released this Monday by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

There are 17 more people hospitalized in Portuguese hospitals in relation to the last DGS report, in a total of 365 hospitalized patients. Of these, 91 are admitted to intensive care units in the country, seven fewer than the previous day.