Portugal was today the country in the worst situation of new cases and new deaths per million inhabitants in the average of the last seven days, according to websites that collect statistical information about the covid-19 pandemic.
On the website ourworldindata.org, Portugal emerges as the country that had the most confirmed cases in the last seven days (1,142) per million inhabitants infected by the new coronavirus, according to data compiled by the American university Johns Hopkins.
After Portugal, apart from small territories such as Andorra (647) and Montenegro (616), there is the United Kingdom (443), Lebanon (441), Estonia (401) and the United States (400).
According to the same source, Portugal is also at the top of the death table per million inhabitants, with 27 per million in the last seven days, followed by Slovakia (18.9) and Slovenia (14.9).
In the proportion of total cases since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has 62 per million inhabitants (the 13th highest number) and is in 24th place in the list of countries with the most deaths per million inhabitants
The Portuguese data platform Eyedata also places Portugal as the country with the most new cases per million inhabitants in an average of seven days (1,366) and with the most new deaths per million (23).
Eyedata, which compiles information collected from various online sources, places Portugal as the 32nd country with the most deaths associated with covid-19 per million inhabitants and 27th with the most cases of infection with the new coronavirus per million people. population.
In Portugal, 10,721 people died from 643,113 confirmed cases of infection, according to the most recent bulletin from the Directorate-General for Health.
With more than 25 million infected and more than 424 thousand dead, the United States is the country with the highest global numbers when it comes to the impact of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the covid-19 disease.