The Institute of Health and Social Affairs Administration (IASAÚDE) today registered 49 new positive cases of Covid-19, so the Region now counts 1513 confirmed cases.
According to the IASaúde epidemiological bulletin, 14 cases are imported (7 from the United Kingdom, 4 from the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, 2 from the Czech Republic and 1 from the Northern Region of Portugal) and 35 cases of local transmission are mostly already associated with contacts or contexts of positive cases previously identified. Epidemiological investigations are still ongoing.
Regarding the positive cases reported today, there are 15 cases (13 residents and 2 employees) identified as part of the ongoing contact screening at a health unit providing long-term care in the private sector, where a case had been identified yesterday. positive of COVID-19.
Today there are 14 more recovered cases to report. The region now counts 1008 recovered cases of COVID-19.
Madeira accounts, to date, for a total of 12 deaths associated with COVID-19.