Portuguese health minister Marta Temido said on Sunday that 1,332 health officials had been infected with the virus, Xinhua news agency reported. COVID-19 in the country.

The minister said the experts, including 231 doctors, 339 nurses and 762 people from various areas working in hospitals. "The government has recruited 500 nurses to participate in the fight against the epidemic."

Portugal recorded a total of 295 deaths, includingIDID-19 and 11,278 cases, according to the Directorate of Health. Translated by: Mao Bopha January