Tuesday , January 25 2022

The Viana region reduced new cases by 42% and Braga by 38%


All areas covered by ARS-Norte reduced new cases of covid-19 infection from 19 to 25 November and from 26 November to 2 December, according to a report consulted by Lusa.

According to a report by the Northern Regional Health Authority (ARS-N), which reports weekly on epidemiological developments in the region’s areas – and which had access to Lusa today – the Bragança district was the one with the highest reduction. period (-45%), followed by Viana do Castelo (-42%), Braga (-38%), Aveiro (-31%), Porto (-30%), Viseu (-23%) and Vila Real (- 9%).

The Braga district moved from 536 new cases from 19 to 25 November to 297 cases from 26 November to 2 December, while the registration of new cases in Viana de Castelo fell from 828 to 484, in Braga from 7623 to 4725, in Aveiro from 2144 to 1473, Porto from 10 739 to 7553, Viseu from 312 to 241 and Vila Real from 1133 to 1026.

In the municipal analysis, the number of cases increased only in S. João da Madeira (Aveiro district with + 12%), Esposende (Braga district with + 31%), Peso da Régua and Santa Marta de Penaguião (Vila Real district with + 12% and + 78% respectively). %) and Lamego and Resende (Viseu district with + 20% and + 22% respectively).

According to the report, Chaves was the northern municipality with the highest incidence of new cases per 100 000 inhabitants in the last week analyzed (1118.4 cases), followed by Mondim de Basto (979 cases), Trofa (877.2 cases). cases) and Esposende (772.4 cases).

Given the frequency of new cases in the last two weeks (14 days) per 100 000 inhabitants, the figure of 240 also stands out as a reference to the application of restrictive measures to the municipalities of Chaves, Mondim de Basto and Trofa (2216.4 cases in 2029, 9 cases and 1900.2 cases).

In this indicator, the average for the northern region is now 1,096.3 cases.

According to the latest bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health, 4803 people died out of 312,553 confirmed cases of covid-19 infection in Portugal.

The state has been in a state of emergency since November 9 and until December 8 – the period during which the commander’s hour is mandatory in the regions with the highest risk of infection.

During the week, the curfew must be observed between 23:00 and 05:00, while on weekends and public holidays the turnover is limited from Saturday 13:00 to Sunday 05:00 and from 13:00 on Sunday and 05:00 on Monday.

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