Portugal is the second country in the world with more deaths from covid – Coronavirus


Portugal is currently the second country with the most deaths from covid-19 in proportion to the population. According to the website Our World In Data, which gathers and works with data from Johns Hopkins University, Portugal recorded an average of 16.34 deaths per day for every million inhabitants in the last seven days, a figure only exceeded by the United Kingdom, with 17.47 deaths.

This is followed by the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Sweden with values ​​between 13 and 15.5 deaths per million inhabitants. Germany and the United States are also in very difficult situations, appearing in the 9th and 15th position, repeatedly averaging 10 and 9 deaths per million inhabitants.

In terms of the number of confirmed cases of covid-19, Portugal is the country with the most cases per million inhabitants. The daily average for the last seven days was 986. Andorra, Israel and the Czech Republic are the countries that follow with values ​​ranging between 946 and 730 cases. Our World In Data data does not yet account for the data released this Wednesday, the day when Portugal recorded a record of new cases and deaths. The UK also reported a new daily maximum covid death rate.

Since the beginning of the year there are more countries with more deaths in proportion than Portugal

Portugal’s second position in terms of deaths per covid per million inhabitants in the last seven days reflects the sharp rise in the number of fatalities with a daily average of 166.6 deaths until yesterday. With the data released this Wednesday, the average rises to 175.6.

Extending the period of analysis until the beginning of the year, Portugal has a number of deaths accumulated in 19 days of 242.1 per million inhabitants. In Europe, Lithuania (339.8), Liechtenstein (288.4), Czech Republic (286.8), United Kingdom (282.3), Slovakia (272.4) and Slovenia (251.1) surpass this figure.


Source: Jornal de Negócios by www.jornaldenegocios.pt.

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