There are four more deaths and 140 new cases of infection in the region – Leiria region


Two in Pombal, one in Leiria and another in Caldas das Rainha. There are four deaths recorded in the past 24 hours, in the Leiria region, bringing the number of deaths associated with Covid-19 to 161 since the start of the pandemic.

The number of new infections also continues to increase. From yesterday to today, 140 more cases have been diagnosed. Leiria is the municipality with the highest increase: 53. Pombal (27), Caldas da Rainha (21), Porto de Mós (14), Marinha Grande (7), Batalha (6), Alcobaça (4), Peniche (4 ), Ourém (2), Bombarral (1), Óbidos (1).

Regarding the number of recoveries, there are 112 to record in the last 24 hours. Here too, the municipality of Leiria stands out with 44 other cured patients. There are also cases of recovery in the municipalities of Pombal (20), Marinha Grande (15), Caldas da Rainha (11), Batalha (10), Porto de Mós (5), Nazaré (3), Bombarral (3) and Peniche (1).

With these data, the region maintains 1,567 active cases.

Source: Leiria District Civil Protection Commission, Cim Médio Tejo and municipalities. Lar da Barreira with two other infected users and an employee

The home of ADESBA – Association for Development and Social Protection of the Parish of Barreira, Municipality of Leiria, currently has 40 users and 27 infected employees, the public health coordinator said yesterday, Monday.

According to Odete Mendes, as soon as the epidemic was detected “there was quickly an intervention of all the organic valences and the space was already decontaminated”.

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On Friday, the LEIRIA REGION had put forward the information according to which almost all users of the ADESBA house were infected with SARS-CoV-2, being for the most part “asymptomatic”.

Of the 56 employees, 27 have also tested positive. “We have to highlight the suffering of these workers, who want to help a lot and feel guilty for being infected. It is terrible to see your suffering, ”said Odete Mendes.

The public health official in Leiria added that “the situation is under control” and all people are being tested again, and some employees have already tested negative.

“Users will have to wait 20 days of isolation,” he explained.

Odete Mendes also confirmed the infection of 21 users, out of 45, and eight employees of the continuing care unit in Redinha, in the municipality of Pombal.

“These are figures that have yet to be confirmed, since we are making weekly projections,” he explained.
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