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Number of deaths highest in ten years

by TPN/Lusa, in News · 12-06-2018 08:36:00 · 0 Comments


The number of deaths recorded in Portugal during the first five months of this year has its highest number in a decade.

Number of deaths highest in ten years

 

New figures show that 55,000 people died in Portugal between January and May, which is up six percent on last year.

 

The prolonged cold, coupled with a strong strain of flu and an ageing population have been afforded the blame for the increase in deaths.

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Edition 1479
16 June 2018
Edition: 1479

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