The public health system is on the verge of collapsing as hospitals in the areas worst-affected by a worrying surge in coronavirus cases are quickly running out of intensive care beds to treat COVID-19 patients, Portuguese officials warned this weekend. The health system can accommodate a maximum of 672 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units. The number reached 647 on Sunday. Hospital Administrators said the number of coronavirus patients needing hospitalisation was likely to dramatically increase over the next week as Portugal reached the highest number of coronavirus cases in Europe per capita over the last seven days. Reuters