This afternoon, the Regional Health Directorate approved that all those aged 18 years and over are eligible for the fourth Covid-19 vaccine.
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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.
The Regional Director of Health, Herberto Jesus, firmly believes that mandatory mask wearing on public transport will remain for the foreseeable future.
The Regional Secretary of Health and Civil Protection, Pedro Ramos, said today that waiting for four hours in an ambulance is nothing!
With regard to the increase in hospital admissions, the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque today reiterated that the Regional Health Service was prepared for a sudden influx of Covid-19 patients. He went on to confirm that at the present moment, he saw no reason to reintroduce any new pandemic health…
In the opinion of the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, there is no need, for the time being, to take any additional measures regarding the increase in Covid-19 cases in the Region.
Despite favourable figures, today's hospitalisation bulletin from SESARAM, notes a sharp increase in the number of hospitalisations in the last 24 hours.
Today, during the Governing Council meeting at Quinta Vigia, those present approved the continued use of masks in all indoor spaces as a way of promoting and safeguarding public health. The current situation will remain in place until 23:59 on the 14th of May 2022.
Today, while the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque was visiting NC Madeira, he was asked by journalists if he was planning to remove the last pandemic safety measures, namely mandatory indoor mask wearing.
Miguel Albuquerque, the President of the Regional Government, reiterated today that the increase in hospitalisations, and the number of infected people in the region does not require any change to the current pandemic health and safety measures.
On the 3rd of April, mandatory indoor mask wearing on mainland Portugal will cease, however, the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albquerque, says that Madeira will not follow the recommendations of the Directorate-General for Health, and that he will wait for the Regional Director of Health to give the all clear.
Anyone who tests positive for Covid-19 in Madeira is no longer obliged to self-isolate from tomorrow, Wednesday the 16th of March, providing they are asymptomatic.
Today's SESARAM hospitalisation report confirms five more deaths due to Covid-19 complications. Bringing the total number of deaths in the region to 210.