That reflects an increase of 713 devices, that is, about 62 percent of the installed capacity of mechanical devices compared to what existed during the first 'peak' of Covid-19 , between March and April.

The idea of ??a situation under control was also conveyed by the Secretary of State for Health in relation to the occupation of beds with Covid-19 patients in wards and intensive care units (ICU) in the region of Lisbon and the Vale do Tejo - the most under pressure by the disease.