Covid-19. São Tomé and Príncipe with 60 new cases in 48 hours


According to the bulletin released by the Ministry of Health of São Tomé and Príncipe, the country has not registered any deaths in the last 48 hours.

The document reveals that 29 of the new infections were registered in the last 24 hours and 31 on Monday.

With the most recent data, the archipelago now has 3,819 cases of infection by the new coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, including 57 deaths and 3,678 recoveries from the disease.

The Portuguese-speaking archipelago also officially has 84 cases under surveillance, all on the island of São Tomé.

The bulletin released by the Ministry of Health states that 88,092 people have already received the first dose of the vaccine, while 57,692 have already received the two doses.

The document also states that in the last 24 hours 572 people were vaccinated.

The Sao Tome government today decreed a state of calamity for 15 days, due to the torrential rains that hit the country on Tuesday and which had “very serious consequences”, including at least one dead and missing, announced today the prime minister.

In his message, the head of Government also said that the Minister of Health, Edgar Neves, highlighted the increase in cases of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and that the executive is preparing “more restrictive measures to protect the population”, and the subject will be “analyzed in greater depth” on Thursday, at a meeting of the Council of Ministers.

A covid-19 has caused more than 5.41 million deaths worldwide since the start of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the Agence France-Presse.

The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and currently with variants identified in several countries.

A new variant, Ómicron, considered worrisome and highly contagious by the World Health Organization (WHO), has been detected in southern Africa, but since the South African health authorities raised the alert on 24 November, infections in hairs have been reported. less than 110 countries, being dominant in Portugal.


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