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SRS24 line records 73 calls in the week in which the first suspected coronavirus case appeared in Madeira

According to IASAÚDE, from 24 February to 1 March, 73 calls were registered in the SRS24 Madeira system (800 24 24 20). A line created in case of symptoms of infection with the new Covid-19 coronavirus.

The same source reveals that, until the week 09/2020, 1 suspected case of Covid-19 in Madeira was validated, whose results were negative. During the week 09/2020, 73 calls were registered on the SRS24 Madeira line system, of which 15 received were sent to local and regional health authorities for validation or advice. Failing to meet criteria for validating a suspected case, 14 reported situations were investigated and advised by health authorities, resulting in a total of 36 contacts in self-surveillance or active surveillance by health authorities.

In addition to self-surveillance or active surveillance, contacts were oriented towards the adoption of general preventive measures, in particular, social detachment for 14 days after the return from the affected area, respiratory etiquette, frequent hand washing and regular disinfection of larger surfaces. contact / risk of contamination.

According to these data, until week 09/2020, since its activation, the SRS24 Madeira Line recorded a total of 98 calls.

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