“I confirm the information on the death of the doctor in the icu of St. Joseph’s Hospital, of which the address of the family your condolences,” said Jorge Roque da Cunha.
The announcement has been advanced, initially by the newspaper The publicthat also takes care of the doctor who died may have been infected by a co-worker, and this is the first case of a death associated with SARS-CoV-2 in this occupational group.
The daily added that the doctor had a 68-year-old “was admitted to the hospital for more than 40 days, he was specialized in general and family medicine, and working with the team at the gastroenterology unit, Hospital Curry Cabral, who, like saint Joseph, it belongs to the Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central (CHLC).
The Public also says that this is a health-care professional “does not have any risk factors associated with it”.
The secretary-general of the YES, repeated on the Side of the “in need of a great deal of care on the part of health professionals and of the people, in the sense that you don’t let your guard down with respect to the measures of protection in order to mitigate the spread of the pandemic.
The multi-covid-19 and has already resulted in a more than 450-thousand people dead and infected more than 8.4 million people in 196 countries and territories, according to an evaluation made by the French agency, AFP.
In the Uk, were 1.524 persons in the 38.089 confirmed to be infected, according to the most recent newsletter from the Directorate-General of Health.