The transmissibility index (Rt) of the SARS-CoV-19 virus has dropped slightly to 0.92 at a national level, while the rate of infection in the two autonomous regions is above 1.00, confirmed a spokesperson from the Ricardo Jorge Institute (INSA) today.
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The Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, Pedro Ramos has aired his concerns about the new respiratory syndrome that is severely impacting emergency services in the U.S.
A fraud and corruption investigation by the European Public Prosecutor's Office into the third contract established between the European Commission and Pfizer for the acquisition of vaccines against covid-19 is now underway.
The Regional Directorate of Health released its September bulletin today.
Yesterday, the 3rd of October, the regions health centres began their second phase of the Influenza Vaccination Campaign, which started in September with the vaccination of those in institutionalised care, health care professionals, and those working in social institutions, and are now expanding the role out to the rest of the population.
Despite other European nations adopting a more laissez-faire approach to Covid –19 cases, the President of Madeira has confirmed that all those suffering from symptoms of the SARS–CoV–2 virus will remain in isolation for five days.
The Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, Pedro Ramos, admitted today mask wearing in health centres etc. will remain in force for the foreseeable future, or at least until the end of the winter season.
In August, Madeira recorded a total of 1,741 confirmed cases of Covid-19, and thirteen SARS-CoV-2 virus related deaths.
Up until Sunday, the 14th of August, the number of vaccines administered in Madeira stood at 537,264, five hundred and fifty-two more than the previous week.
July's Covid-19 mortality rate showed significant improvement to that of June, with 20 few fatalities, leaving the monthly figure at 35 deaths.
Despite parties with thousands of people, the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has dropped this month.
This afternoon, the Regional Health Directorate approved that all those aged 18 years and over are eligible for the fourth Covid-19 vaccine.
Madeira recorded 14,730 cases of covid-19 in June, 6,558 more than in May, bringing the daily average at around 491 cases per day.