There were 180 new cases of covid-19 in Portugal in the past 24 hours, according to the Directorate General of Health (DGS). And the epidemiological bulletin released on Monday (May 3) also indicates that no one has died from SARS-CoV-2 infection in this time period.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, It is the fourth day that there is no record of disease-related deaths in the country. The first took place on August 3, 2020, the second on April 26 and the third on April 30.
Portugal is currently the European Union country with the lowest number of daily deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the past seven days per million inhabitants and the second with the fewest cases, according to Location’Our world in data statistics.
However, the DGS says there are 11 more people in the hospital, bringing the number of people in the hospital to 322. There are 90 patients in intensive care units (five more compared to yesterday).
The daily DGS report also updates the portability index, A decrease in R