Since Sunday, a further 129 people have been admitted to an infirmary, and there are now 2651 admissions, and a further 13 in intensive care units, where there are 391 people.

The DGS's epidemiological situation report indicates that of the 63 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 33 occurred in the North region, 22 in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, five in the Centre region, one in Alentejo, one in the Algarve and one in the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

The country now has 78,378 active cases, 1,731 more than on Sunday, and the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic is 183,420.

The number of people who have died of covid-19 is now 2,959, of whom 1,991 were 80 or older.

The DGS also reports that the health authorities have 90,088 contacts under surveillance, 418 fewer than on Sunday, and that 2,302 more patients have recovered in the last 24 hours, out of a total of 102,083 since the pandemic began.

The Northern region continues to be the one with most new cases: 2,265 in the last 24 hours, totalling 88,549, and a total of 1,339 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic in March.

In the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo another 1,217 new cases of infection have been reported, now accounting for 70,015 cases and 1,145 deaths.

In the Centro region there have been 379 more cases of infection, with 16,726 cases in total and 361 deaths.

In Alentejo a further 148 new cases of Covid-19 were registered, totalling 3,600 cases and 66 deaths.

The Algarve region has today reported a further 60 cases of infection, now totalling 3,501 cases and 31 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores 16 new cases have been registered in the last 24 hours, totalling 471 detected infections and 15 dead since the beginning of the pandemic.

Madeira has registered 11 more cases in the last 24 hours, accounting for 558 infections and two deaths.

The new coronavirus has already infected at least 83,086 men and 100,334 women in Portugal, according to the reported cases.

Of the total number of deaths, 1,518 were men and 1,441 women.