Portugal is the 16th country in the European Union with the most daily deaths attributed to Covid-19, with an average of 2.4 deaths per million inhabitants in the last seven days, according to statistics site Our World in Data.

According to figures updated on Monday, Portugal is slightly above the European Union average for this indicator, which is 2.33, as well as the world average, which is 0.52.

Among EU countries, Greece has the highest average (5.73), followed by Latvia (5.2), Austria (5), Finland (4.97) and Lithuania (4.73).

At the global level and considering only countries with more than one million inhabitants, Hong Kong (Chinese Special Administrative Region) drops from 25.6 to 17.4 but still has the highest average, followed by Korea South (6.31), Greece, Latvia and Austria.

In terms of new daily cases per million inhabitants, Portugal fell from an average of 1,060 to 985 in the previous seven days, dropping from 15th to 14th highest in the European Union.

In this indicator, Cyprus has the highest average, at 4,770, followed by Germany (3,060), Austria (2,980), France (2,050) and Greece (2,030) .

The European average of new daily cases per million inhabitants rose from 1,110 to 1,280 and the global average fell from 184 to 176.