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Portugal health officials reported 2,830 additional COVID-19 cases according to data released today. In addition, nine more fatalities were reported,.

To date, Portugal has reported 1,042,322 cumulative cases and 17,766 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Portugal reports 83.4% of the population are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

National Institute of Health Doctor Ricardo Jorge (INSA) recently announced the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) presents a relative frequency of 100% in the week of August 16 to 22 in all regions of the country.

According to the institute, the various variants that have already circulated in the country – among which Beta, Gamma and Alpha, which used to be the predominant one – have a prevalence of 0%, which means that no cases of these strains were detected. of the virus in the last few weeks .


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