According to the daily epidemiological bulletin, 1,832 people are hospitalised today, 44 more than on Sunday, while in intensive care units there are 114 people, minus two, although not all hospitalisations are due to Covid-19.
The number of active cases decreased today to 475,616, 14,243 fewer than on Sunday, and in the last 24 hours 19,997 people were reported to have recovered, for a total of 2,696,696 since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the last 24 hours, 15,040 contacts were no longer under surveillance, but health authorities still keep 489,997 people in these conditions.
Since March 2020, at least 3,193,178 people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and 20,866 deaths associated with Covid-19 have been declared.
Of the 35 deaths with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, 12 took place in the North region, 12 in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley area, five in the Centre region, two in the Algarve, another two in the Alentejo and another two in the Autonomous Region of the Azores.
Most of the new infections were diagnosed in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, with 2,161 infections, followed by the North, with 1,392 more, the Centre (871), the Algarve (382), the Alentejo (251) and the Azores. (384) and Madeira (348).
Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region has recorded 1,131,931 cases and 8,668 deaths.
In the North region, there were 1,214,195 infections and 6,390 deaths and the Central region now has an accumulated total of 476,041 infections and 3,697 deaths.
The Algarve has a total of 129,651 infections and 677 deaths and the Alentejo has 112,973 cases and 1,166 deaths from covid-19.
The Autonomous Region of Madeira has had 75,065 infections and 132 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic and the Azores archipelago 53,322 cases and 85 deaths.
The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information disclosed in the DGS bulletin.
According to DGS, 1,487,870 cases of infection were recorded in men and 1,702,464 in women, with 2,844 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, since this information is not provided automatically.
Since March 2020, 10,978 men and 9,888 women have died from Covid-19.