Leiria region adds five more deaths and 164 positive cases – Leiria region


There are still five deaths in the region of Leiria according to the latest data from local health authorities.

The deaths, reported since yesterday, Thursday, in Alcobaça, Caldas da Rainha, Marinha Grande, Peniche and Pombal, bring to 171 the total number of deaths recorded since the start of the pandemic in the district of Leiria and the municipality of Ourém, which corresponds to a case fatality rate of 2.15%.

At the same time, 164 new infections were reported, including 60 in the municipality of Leiria. In Pombal, 38 other positive cases were diagnosed, followed by Alcobaça and Caldas da Rainha (with 15 cases each), Ourém (10), Marinha Grande (9), Peniche (6), Porto de Mós (4), Batalha and Bombarral (3 each) and Óbidos (1).

The recoveries are still below this evolution, having recovered 69 patients since yesterday: 24 in Leiria, 10 in Marinha Grande, 9 in Caldas da Rainha, 7 in Peniche, 6 in Porto de Mós, 5 in Pombal, 3 in Alcobaça and Batalha and one in Bombarral, Nazaré and Óbidos.

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So far, 7,924 people have tested positive in the region, having recovered 5,985, which is about 75.5% of the total.

The upward trend in active cases continues, with a record 1,768 cases this Friday (90 more than yesterday).

Source: Leiria District Civil Protection Commission, Cim Médio Tejo and municipalities. Latest data for the five counties of ACES Pinhal Interior Norte is from December 15

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