August 5, 2021

13 new cases and 4 more recovered in Madeira — DNOTICIAS.PT

There are 13 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection to be reported. These are two cases imported from the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo Region (1) and the United Kingdom (1), the remaining 11 cases being of local transmission.

With four more recovered cases to report, the Region now counts 76 active cases, of which 16 are imported cases and 60 are of local transmission.

Regarding the isolation of active cases, it should be noted that one person is hospitalized at the Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital and 12 people are isolated in a dedicated hotel unit, the rest remaining in their own accommodation.

The cases of local transmission are spread over three councils. The contagions were identified in the Funchal (5), Ribeira Brava (4) and Porto Santo (1) according to the Regional Directorate of Health. In this sense, one of the cases identified as being of local transmission refers to a non-resident.

In total, there are still 46 situations that are currently under consideration by the health authorities, these being related to travelers identified at the airport, contacts with positive cases or other situations reported to the SRS24 line or to SESARAM.

Active Cases Active Surveillance Deaths
76 409 73

Regarding active surveillance of contacts of positive cases, 409 people are being monitored by the health authorities of the various municipalities of Madeira and Porto Santo.

With regard to the surveillance of travelers, 23,655 people are also being monitored by the authorities, using the Madeira Safe application.

In the context of the operation of tracking travelers in the ports and airports of Madeira, a cumulative total of 245,177 harvests for PCR testing is to be reported. In total, to date, the samples processed for PCR testing in the SESARAM Clinical Pathology laboratory amount to 495,972.

With regard to Rapid Antigen Tests, a total of 72,691 tests have been performed to date.

Administered Vaccines 1.ª Dose Complete vaccination
217.792 123.836 93.956

The total number of contacts for the SRS24 Line now amounts to 54,638 calls and the Psychological Support Line of the Regional Directorate for Health accounts to date for 3,690 calls