The number of hospital admissions for covid-19 exceeded, for the first time, 3,000, standing at 3,040.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has recorded a total of 3,472 deaths and 255,672 cases of infection with the new coronavirus, with the North region continuing to be the most affected both in the number of deaths (44) and in new cases (2,063).

According to the DGS, in relation to confirmed and recovered cases (over 3,560), today's values ??result from a change in the data analysis system, with the daily difference in these fields being calculated in relation to the data from the previous day.

The bulletin also indicates that of the 91 deaths, the highest value in nine months of a covid pandemic, 44 were recorded in the North region, 33 in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region, eleven in the Central region and three in the Alentejo.

The document states that 3,040 people are hospitalised in wards and 426 in Intensive Care Units, eleven more than the data provided on Sunday.

The covid-19 disease has already caused the death of 1,775 men and 1,697 women, with the age group above 80 years of age the most affected.