Tuesday , June 22 2021

Azores register 33 new infections in São Miguel

The municipality of Ribeira Grande registers 17 new cases (eight in Rabo de Peixe, one in Ribeira Seca, two in Conceição, four in Calhetas and two in Matriz). In the municipality of Ponta Delgada two cases were registered (one in Ginetes and one in Covoada). In the municipality of Vila Franca do Campo nine cases were registered (one in the parish of Água de Alto, one in Ribeira Seca, one in Ponta Garça, one in Ribeira das Tainhas and five in São Miguel). The municipality of Lagoa also registered four cases, in Santa Cruz, and the municipality of Northeast also registered one case (in Achada).

Also in the last 24 hours 22 recoveries were recorded, all in São Miguel, seven in Ponta Delgada (São Pedro, Fajã de Cima, Capelas, Fajã de Baixo, Covoada, Relva and São Vicente Ferreira, with one recovery each), eight in the municipality of Vila Franca do Campo (two in Ponta Garça, five in São Miguel and one in Ribeira Seca), and seven in the municipality of Nordeste (five in Santana, one in São Pedro de Nordestinho and one in Vila do Nordeste) ,

16 patients are admitted to the hospital, all in the Divino Espírito Santo Hospital in Ponta Delgada, three of whom are in the Intensive Care Unit. On active supervision are 1,376 people.

As of today, the Region has 388 positive cases, 378 in São Miguel, five in Santa Maria, three in Terceira, one in Flores and one in Faial. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 4,678 positive cases of covid-19 have been diagnosed in the Azores, recovering 4,140 people from the disease. 30 died, 77 left the archipelago and 43 presented evidence of previous healing. A shared transmission chain between São Miguel and Terceira is active, and 199 transmission chains have been extinguished.

To date, 423,615 tests have been performed in the Azores to screen for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, responsible for covid-19 disease.

The island of São Miguel is at a high risk level, subject to restrictive measures, corresponding to this level of risk. In all other municipalities in the remaining islands, the Level of Power is very Low.

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