On the island of São Miguel, 18 new cases were diagnosed in the context of the transmission chains previously identified, concerning 10 female individuals aged between 10 and 44 years old and eight male individuals aged between two and 38 years old .
Four individuals were also diagnosed, two females aged 43 and 63 years and two males aged two and 39 years, close contacts of high risk of a previously diagnosed positive case, resulting from a new transmission chain in Ribeira Grande, which is already under epidemiological investigation.
A non-resident 20-year-old man with a history of aerial connection to the outside of the Region, who, after testing for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, performed after the sixth day, tested positive for Covid-19 .
A 25-year-old woman was diagnosed, whose case is under epidemiological investigation.
It should be noted that a 27-year-old woman, with a positive test, reported yesterday, left São Miguel without the authorities. The proper procedures are in place for its monitoring outside the Region.
Four new cases on Terceira island and new chain on Praia da Vitória
With regard to Terceira island, two new cases were diagnosed in the context of the transmission chains previously identified, concerning a 39 year old female and a 54 year old male.
Likewise, a 71-year-old woman was diagnosed, whose case is under epidemiological investigation.
An 18-year-old woman was also positive, close contact with a high risk of a previously diagnosed positive case, resulting from a new transmission chain in Praia da Vitória, which is already under epidemiological investigation.
It should be noted that two positive cases of two men, 24 and 35 years old, non-residents, reported on November 27, with a history of aerial connection with the outside of the Region, whose screening tests for SARS-CoV-2 carried out after the sixth day produced positive results, presented documentation proving a previous infection and respective recovery, not being considered active cases in the Region.
It should be noted that a 38-year-old non-resident left the island of Terceira, with knowledge and authorization from the authorities, after having tested negative for SARS-CoV-2.
Four recoveries in the last 24 hours
Four recoveries were recorded on Terceira island, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 519.
38 active transmission chains
The Region now has 38 active transmission chains, 26 on the island of São Miguel, nine on the island of Terceira, one shared between the island of São Miguel and the island of São Jorge, one on the island of Pico and one on the island of São Jorge.
Region with 1,026 cases of infection so far
This Monday’s statement explains that during the epidemiological investigation, it was found that two of the positive active cases, initially allocated to the municipality of Ponta Delgada, are residing in the municipality of Povoação. A case that was allocated to the municipality of Ribeira Grande is residing in Ponta Delgada and that a case allocated to the municipality of Vila Franca do Campo is residing in the municipality of Ribeira Grande, so the data regarding the municipalities already register these changes.
Thus, 1,026 cases of infection with the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have been detected so far, with 519 recovered cases and 407 active positive cases currently, of which one on the island of Santa Maria, 288 on the island of São Miguel, 110 on Terceira island, one on São Jorge island, two on Pico island, three on Faial island and two on Flores island.
About 1385 people are under active surveillance.
14 people hospitalized
14 people are hospitalized, six at the Divino Espírito Santo Hospital in Ponta Delgada; seven at Hospital de Santo Espírito in Angra do Heroísmo and one person at Hospital da Horta, Faial.
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