Portugal recorded, in the last 24 hours, over 911 cases of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and eight deaths attributed to covid-19, with an increase in hospital admissions and a drop in intensive care.
According to the epidemiological bulletin of the General Directorate of Health (DGS), 569 people with covid-19, 17 more than on Saturday. In intensive care units there are 120 people, one less than on Saturday.
Most of the new cases were registered in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (324), followed by the North, with 295 new infections.
The deaths occurred in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (1), in the North region (3), in the Center region (1), in the Alentejo (2) and in the Azores (1).
Data released by the DGS also show that there are over 82 active cases, totaling 37,819, and that 821 people were reported as recovered in the last 24 hours, increasing the national total to 999,904 recovered.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 17,861 people have died in Portugal and 1,055,584 cases of infection have been registered.
Health authorities have under surveillance in the last 24 hours less 595 contacts, totaling 37,243.
The region of Lisbon and Tagus Valley has so far accounted for 408,744 cases and 7,634 deaths.
In the Northern region, 405,714 cases of infection and 5,532 deaths have been registered since the start of the pandemic.
In the Central region, in the last 24 hours there were 118 more cases, with a total of 140,954 infections and 3,118 deaths.
In Alentejo, 42 more cases were reported, totaling 38,089 infections and 1,012 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the Algarve region, the bulletin registers 98 new cases, totaling 41,431 infections and 451 deaths.
The autonomous region of Madeira registered 20 new cases, totaling 11,999 infections and 72 deaths attributed to the covid-19 since March 2020.
The Azores now have 14 new cases, accounting for 8,653 cases and 42 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information published in the DGS bulletin.
The new coronavirus has already infected in Portugal at least 567,407 women and 487,437 men, show data from the DGS, according to which there are 740 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, since this information is not provided automatically.
Of the total number of fatalities, 9,361 were men and 8,500 women.
The greatest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in the elderly over 80 years old, followed by the age group between 70 and 79 years old.
Of the total number of deaths, 11,658 were people over 80 years old, 3,826 aged between 70 and 79 years old and 1,626 were between 60 and 69 years old.
A covid-19 caused at least 4,602,565 deaths worldwide, among more than 223.06 million infections by the new coronavirus registered since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the most recent balance of the Agence France-Presse.
The respiratory disease is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, detected in late 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China, and currently with variants identified in countries such as the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Brazil or Peru.
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