The country is vaccinated at 88 percent.
Lisbon. Portugal A sharp increase in cases was reported on Saturday My corona virus. The Department of Political Affairs reported that it happened even though the country has one of the highest vaccination rates in the world.
Health authorities said that they recorded 5,649 new infections in the country during the past 24 hours, the highest number in a single day since February 6.
Meanwhile, another 22 people have died from COVID-19. The last number of victims of the epidemic was recorded in Portugal on March 10.
The seven-day infection rate, which is the number of cases per 100,000 residents in the past week, has risen from about 100 in mid-November to 193. Several other European countries, according to the Darfur Peace Agreement.
The Lisbon government has stressed the need for caution, even though the country is “far from high alert,” a government official told reporters on Thursday. There were about 130 people infected with the virus in intensive care units, compared to more than 800 patients last winter.
Stricter measures have been taken to combat the epidemic in Portugal since Wednesday. All visitors arriving by air must submit a negative test result, regardless of vaccination.
People who have been vaccinated and those who survive the disease, just like the unvaccinated, need to test negative when entering bars, discos, hospitals, nursing homes, or group events. In addition, the general obligation to wear again applies in the country drape In all enclosed public places.
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