The number of new cases in the country rose this week from 386 new cases per day to 433 cases per million inhabitants, however, it is still below the European Union average, which fell from 559 new cases per million inhabitants to 541 cases.
The EU country with the highest rate of new cases is now Denmark, one of the countries in the world that has detected the most cases of the new Omicron variant of the virus responsible for covid-19, which has gone from 1,130 to 1,550 new cases. per day per million. Of the population.
It is followed by Slovakia, which fell from 1,460 to 1,020, Ireland (from 893 to 945), the Czech Republic (from 1,250 to 919) and Belgium (from 1,260 to 860).
Among the world’s countries with a population of over one million, Denmark repeats as the country with the most cases in the past seven days, followed by the United Kingdom (1140), Switzerland (1050), Slovakia and Ireland.
In terms of daily deaths per million inhabitants, Portugal went from the ninth to the eighth from the European Union with fewer deaths attributed to Covid-19, with a daily average of 1.69 in the past seven days, almost unchanged from the average of 1.7 for last week.
In this indicator, the European average is 4.51, and the worst numbers at the European level are located in the east: Slovakia (17.3), Hungary (16.3), Croatia (12.7), Poland (11.4) and Bulgaria (11.3).
These numbers are also the highest in the world among countries with a population of over one million, topping the list with Trinidad and Tobago with 17.6 daily deaths per million inhabitants.
The global average of new daily cases per million population is 82, while there have been 0.9 global daily new deaths per million population attributable to covid-19.
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