Portugal: 75% of Covid-19 deaths are now in the over-70s

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In the past four days in Portugal, three out of four Covid-19 deaths have occurred in the over 70-year-old age bracket. Experts explain that the increase in cases in older age groups is a reflection of the situation that the country is going through. In care homes, there are no significant outbreaks, but those responsible do not hide their concern.

RTP.pt report (with video report in Portuguese)

 

Portugal: coronavirus infection rates rising fastest amongst the 80+ age group

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