"Average of 131 people per day" died in hospital

An average of 131 people died per day while in hospital in 2013, a recent report by Portugal’s General Health Directory (DGS) has revealed.
The report entitled ‘Morbidade Hospitalar – 2013’ shows that more men died (26,004) than woman (22,123) and that 5,779 (12%) of the deaths happened during surgery.
Of these deaths most occurred during operations on fractures and other wounds.