Alcoutim, in the Algarve, while the country currently has only two at very high risk, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin of the General Directorate of Health (DGS).

The extreme risk of infection occurs when a municipality has a cumulative incidence of 14 days above 960 cases of infection per 100,000 inhabitants.

The new report from the authorities reveals that the municipality of Alcoutim is now at this level with 1,252 cases in the analysis referring to the cumulative incidence of 14 days between 16 and 29 September.

In the explanatory note of the data by municipality, it is stated that the cumulative incidence "corresponds to the quotient between the number of new confirmed cases in the 14 days prior to the moment of analysis and the estimated resident population".

At very high risk, that is, with an incidence of between 480 and 959.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, there are only two municipalities, five less than the previous week: Barrancos (801) and Vidigueira (566).

Between 240 and 479.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days, the bulletin reports the existence of 16 municipalities in these conditions, three less than in the last analysis.

According to the bulletin, between 120 and 239.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in 14 days are in 53 municipalities, 25 less than in the previous week.

The list of municipalities with zero cases of infection in the period between 16 and 29 and September is growing. In this situation are 32 of the 308 municipalities, almost double compared to the previous report, which registered 17 municipalities without new cases.