On January 2, 2022, there are 1034 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in RAM, so the region now counts 22622 confirmed cases of COVID-19. These are 122 imported cases and 912 cases of local transmission. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing.

The Regional Directorate of Health hereby updates the information on the epidemiological situation of COVID-19 in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (RAM):

  • On January 2, 2022, there are 1034 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reported in RAM, so the region now counts 22622 confirmed cases of COVID-19. These are 122 imported cases and 912 cases of local transmission. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing.
  • There are now another 304 recovered cases to report. RAM now counts 16936 recovered cases of COVID-19.
  • With 1 death to report, the region accounts, to date, a total of 135 deaths associated with COVID-19.
  • There are 5551 active cases, of which 345 are imported cases and 5206 are of local transmission. Regarding the isolation of active cases, it should be noted that 56 people are hospitalized at Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital (52 in Polyvalent Units and 4 in the Intensive Care Unit dedicated to COVID-19) and 110 people are in isolation in a dedicated hotel unit, remaining the rest in their own accommodation.
  • In total, there are 225 situations that are currently under consideration by the health authorities, these being related to travelers identified at the airport, contacts with positive cases or other situations reported to the SRS24 line or originating from the various test posts in the RAM.
  • Regarding active surveillance of contacts of positive cases, 416 people are being monitored by the health authorities of the various municipalities of Madeira and Porto Santo.
  • With regard to the surveillance of travelers, 435614 people are also being monitored by the authorities, using the MadeiraSafe application .
  • The total number of contacts for the SRS24 Line (800 24 24 20) now amounts to 79037 calls and the Psychological Support Line of the Regional Health Department (291 212 399) has accounted for 4001 calls to date.

Regarding the tests for screening COVID-19 carried out at the RAM Health Service, it should be noted that:

  • In the context of the operation of tracking travelers in the ports and airports of RAM, a cumulative total of 322,061 samples for testing to COVID-19 must be reported, carried out until 3:30 pm today.
  • In total, to date, the proc785 samples will be tested for RT-PCR testing in the Clinical Pathology laboratory of SESARAM, EPERAM amounting to 785443.
  • With regard to Rapid Antigen Tests, until December 12, 2021, a cumulative total of 854829 were carried out, of which 780618 were carried out in the context of the massive population testing operation.

This information will be updated daily and whenever the epidemiological situation justifies it.

More information about the MadeiraSafeToDiscover project and the respective registration of travelers in the COVID-19 surveillance system is available at madeirasafetodiscover.com and madeirasafe.com .

Total Imported Cases: [2424]

Local Transmission Cases [20198]

Total Deaths: [135]

Active Cases: [5551]