Portugal registers 252 deaths with hospitals in maximum number of admitted

Portugal registers 252 deaths with hospitals in maximum number of admitted

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Lisbon, Jan 25- Portugal registered 252 new deaths from covid-19 in the last day and the pressure of its hospitals continues to grow with a total of 6,420 people admitted, 303 more than yesterday.
Portugal closed yesterday its worst week since the pandemic began with a daily record of deaths up to 275 deaths registered this Sunday.

As reported today by the General Directorate of Health (DGS) of Portugal, of the total of hospitalized covid patients 767 are in intensive care, a number that rose by 25 people during the last day.
In the emergency areas of some Lisbon hospitals, lines of ambulances have been seen in recent days waiting for the patients they are transporting to enter, due to the fact that some centers are collapsed.
The critical situation has led to the opening of two field hospitals in Lisbon, another in the city of Portimão (south) and a fourth in the town of Viseu (Center region).
With around ten million inhabitants, Portugal has already registered 643,113 covid-19 positives since the beginning of the pandemic, of which 6,924 were counted on the last day.
It is a low figure compared to the previous days, but on Mondays moderate numbers are always reported because during the weekend there are fewer tests.
In total, 170,635 people are still active with the disease, 1,405 more in the last day.
The country is in “the most serious moment of the pandemic”, as Prime Minister António Costa has said, and the situation is so critical that, according to the Minister of Health, Marta Temido, “we are close” to a choice who to treat and who not.
Since last Friday, Portugal suspended the classrooms for 15 days to stop the advance of the pandemic and on January 15, it decreed the confinement of the country, where the priority is teleworking whenever possible.
The English variant of the covid would have helped, according to the experts, the spread of the virus and the Minister of Health predicts that this week the incidence of this variant on the newly infected will be around 60%.
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