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The United Kingdom variant dominates Algarve

The United Kingdom variant dominates Algarve

Algarve continues to be the country region where the United Kingdom variant of Govit-19 is most prevalent, according to a report released by the National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo George (INSA) on Saturday, April 10, according to the report “Tracking the Red Lines for Kovid-19”.

In Alcarvil, of the 50 samples collected from February 28 to March 15, the incidence of this disease was 94%.

Report, etc. Southern Information It already advanced yesterday, placing Algarve from the R or T (D) continent, which has the highest number of events and the most widespread in the region.

Nevertheless, while the R (D) increase has been maintained nationally since February 10, Alcarve has seen a decline compared to the previous week, with the index falling from 1.19 to 1.05, indicating a decrease in events in the region.

In Portugal, there is now an epidemic, which has moderately intensified social outreach and reduced the pressure on health services. There was a slight increase in prevalence among the younger population, but with a lower risk of unfavorable evolution of the disease.

“The number of Covit-19 cases admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) on the continent is declining, from 122 on April 7, 2021, to a critical critical value (245 beds occupied),” the INSA added.

Nationally, the rate of positive tests for SARS-CoV-2 was 1.5% from April 2 to 8, which is less than 4% of a value-defined target, for a total of 7 days 238,821 tests were performed.

The report states that the rate of late-reported cases “maintains a downward trend” and that “in the last 7 days, all cases of SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 infection have been isolated within 24 hours of notification.” , And 95.0% of their contacts were monitored and isolated ”.

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“The recent Pascal period and the onset of deflation are factors that could interfere with the situation described, with visible consequences in the coming weeks,” the INSA concluded.