Madeira reaches 130 active cases of covid-19

Madeira had eight more positive cases and two recoveries. Of the active cases 119 are imported and 11 are locally transmitted.

Madeira identified eight more positive cases of covid-19, totaling 381, and two more recoveries, totaling 251. Active cases go from 124 to 130, the highest the region has ever had, according to data from the Instituto da Health Administration of the Autonomous Region of Madeira (Iasaúde).

Of the new cases, seven are imported, five from the United Kingdom and two from the Czech Republic. A case of local transmission has been identified that is linked to a positive case that was recently diagnosed, explains Iasaúde.

Of the total active cases, 119 are imported and 11 are locally transmitted, 65 are in isolation in a hotel
and 65 in the accommodation.

The health authorities have 49 cases under study, 24 of which came from the operation set up at airports in the region and 25 linked to contacts with positive cases.

18.632 people are being monitored by the health authorities, of which 8.505 are under active surveillance.

The SESARAM Clinical Pathology laboratory has already carried out 143.847 tests on the covid-19, and the operation set up at airports in the autonomous region has already processed 93.377 tests for the coronavirus.

The SRS24 Line (800 24 24 20) has already received 14.178 calls, 50 more than the previous day. The IASAUDE psychological support line (291 212 399) has already received 2353, and 193 people are being accompanied by the professionals of this institute.

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