Recoveries help overcome new cases, but there is one more death in Pombal – Leiria region


Pombal has recorded another fatal victim due to complications associated with Covid-19 and brings the number of deaths recorded in the municipality to 24 since the start of the pandemic. Across the region (Leiria district and Ourém municipality), 142 deaths related to the disease have occurred to date.

According to data released since yesterday, Wednesday, by local health authorities, 76 people have tested positive in the past 24 hours, while 141 patients have recovered.

New cases of infection with the new coronavirus were recorded in Leiria (35), Porto de Mós (13), Pombal (8), Peniche (6), Batalha (4), Alcobaça (3), Caldas da Rainha and Marinha Grande (2 each), Bombarral, Nazaré and Óbidos (1 each). A total of 6,627 infections in the region have been confirmed since March.

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As for recoveries, the vast majority were reported in Leiria, Marinha Grande and Ourém: 56, 31 and 26, respectively. With less than ten patients cured, Batalha (8), Porto de Mós (7), Óbidos (6), Caldas da Rainha (4), Pombal (2) and Nazaré (1) follow. To date, 5,017 people have been released, representing 75.7% of the total.

All things considered, active cases are dropping again in the region, reaching today, Thursday, 1,468 (66 fewer than yesterday).

Source: Leiria District Civil Protection Commission, Cim Médio Tejo and municipalities. Data for four counties of ACES Pinhal Interior Norte are for December 4. The latest data from Castanheira de Pera is from December 8

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