Portugal is 6th EU country for lowest number of Covid deaths

In one of those headlines that makes you look twice, three times and still not really get it, we’re told today that Portugal is the 6th European country with the least number of deaths from (with?) Covid-19. Bearing in mind headlines over the weekend warned us “mortality is still high”, it is a piece of news that doesn’t really fit anywhere. But national media continues undaunted, cataloging this virus that chunders on causing very little trouble to anyone other than those trying to keep up with the daily DGS bulletins. Anyone in this category, can click here and discover the latest (nb: it’s all getting progressively better: latest average daily death toll: 2.25 deaths per million inhabitants: deaths in the last 24-hours 17, versus 10,956 people who have all ‘recovered’ from testing positive).