Portugal is one of the four countries in the European Union (EU) with the lowest number of daily deaths per million inhabitants attributable to COVID-19 in the past week, dropping from the sixth member country to the seventh with the latest daily new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection. .
According to the statistical website Our World in Data, Portugal had a daily average of 1.52 deaths per million inhabitants attributable to covid-19, the same as Austria’s, while Sweden had an average of 0.94 in this indicator and Ireland 1.15 .
On the other hand, Bulgaria advances on Monday The highest rate of new deaths per million population in the past week (10.96), followed by Croatia (9.41), Hungary (8.81) and Poland (8.13).
Globally, looking only at countries with populations over 1 million, Trinidad and Tobago tops the list in this indicator, with 15.47 new daily deaths, followed by Bulgaria, Georgia (10.12), Croatia, Hungary and Poland.
The European average of daily deaths attributed to COVID-19 was 3.56 (down from 3.81 last Monday), while it was 0.8 globally.
As for the average daily new cases per million residents last week, Cyprus ranks first in this indicator, with 5050 cases, followed by Ireland (4,770), France (3950), Greece (3,430) and Denmark (3,400). These countries are also the ones with the highest daily average of new cases in seven days among countries and territories with populations over one million.
Cyprus is also the EU country with the highest average daily testing per thousand population (126.66) While Portugal is the fifth member country in this indicatorWith a daily average of 22.39 tests per thousand inhabitants.
Portugal had an average of 2,390 new cases per day per million residents in seven days, up from the 2,030 that occurred last week.
In the European Union, this average on Monday was 1,830 new daily cases (up from 1,170 last Monday), while in the world it is 307, also up from 184 last week.
The five member states with the lowest number of daily new cases per million inhabitants in seven days are Romania (248), Poland (324), Hungary (393), Slovakia (586), and Germany (587).
Covid-19 has caused 5,478,486 deaths worldwide since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest report from AFP.
In Portugal, since March 2020, 19,113 people have died and 1,639,846 cases of infection have been recorded. According to the latest update of the Directorate General of Health.
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