/Covid-19: Portugal with almost 100 thousand cases and 142 deaths between May 3 and 9
Covid-19: Portugal with almost 100 thousand cases and 142 deaths between May 3 and 9

Covid-19: Portugal with almost 100 thousand cases and 142 deaths between May 3 and 9

Portugal recorded, between 3 and 9 May, 99,866 infections with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, 142 deaths associated with covid-19 and an increase in the total number of hospitalizations, indicated today the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) .

According to the DGS weekly epidemiological bulletin, compared to the previous week, there were 23,746 more cases of infection, with 15 more deaths in the comparison between the two periods.

As for the hospital occupation in mainland Portugal due to covid-19, the DGS started to disclose on Fridays the hospitalization data referring to the Monday before the publication of the report.

Based on this criterion, the bulletin indicates that, last Monday, 1,207 people were hospitalized, 88 more than on the same day of the previous week, with 59 patients in intensive care units, minus one.

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