Covid-19: Azores with 12 new cases and one death in the last 24 hours


The Azores registered, in the last 24 hours, 12 cases of covid-19, all in São Miguel, and 19 recoveries, along with one death and nine admissions to hospital, revealed today the Regional Health Authority.

According to the daily bulletin of that authority, the 12 diagnosed cases resulted from 972 analyses, as well as three rapid antigen tests with positive results, carried out by a health professional in a laboratory not agreed with the region.

The Authority also indicates that a 91-year-old man, resident in Maia, Ribeira Grande, who was in the Hospital do Divino Espírito Santo, in Ponta Delgada, hospitalized since September 27, died.

Of the 12 new cases, all diagnosed in São Miguel, nine were registered in the context of community transmission and three refer to ship travelers with screening on arrival for symptoms, according to the bulletin.

By municipality, there are nine new cases in Ponta Delgada and three in Ribeira Grande.

Today, nine patients are hospitalized, six of them in the Hospital do Divino Espírito Santo, in Ponta Delgada.

There are two patients admitted to the Hospital de Santo Espírito da Ilha Terceira, and one to the Hospital da Horta, the latter in intensive care.

Six chains are active, four in Terceira, one in Faial and one shared between Faial and Pico.

248 have already been extinct.

The Azores currently have 158 active cases: 146 in São Miguel, seven in Terceira, five in Faial and one in Pico.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 9,110 positive cases of covid-19, having recovered from the disease 8,727 people.

43 people died, 95 left the archipelago and 87 presented proof of previous cure.

From 31 December 2020 to 29 September, 173,125 people were vaccinated in the Azores with the first dose (73.2%) and 190,817 with full vaccination (80.7%), within the scope of the Regional Vaccination Plan.

A covid-19 caused at least 4,813,581 deaths worldwide, among more than 235.76 million infections by the new coronavirus recorded since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the Agence France-Presse.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.


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