82 new positive cases in Madeira

According to the daily bulletin of the Regional Health Directorate, today there are 82 new positive cases to report, so RAM now counts 2192 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the regional territory. These are 9 imported cases (1 from the United Kingdom, 1 from Poland, 1 from Greece, 3 from the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region and 3 from the North of Portugal) and 73 cases of local transmission, most of which have already been associated with positive case contacts or contexts

There are 912 active cases, of which 175 are imported cases and 737 are cases of local transmission.

There are also 46 more recovered cases to report, so the region now counts 1264 cases recovered from Covid-19.

We have, to date, a total of 16 deaths associated with COVID-19. Regarding the isolation of active cases, 39 people are isolated in a dedicated hotel unit, 827 in their own accommodation and 46 people are currently hospitalized (40 in the Multipurpose Unit and 6 in the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to COVID-19).

In total, there are 261 new situations that are currently being studied by the health authorities, all related to contacts with positive cases, situations reported to the SRS24 line or by SESARAM. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing.

From Diário Notícias