The number of cases today exceeds that of Wednesday, the day on which Portugal registered 10,556 infections.

The DGS epidemiological bulletin also indicates that 4,368 people are hospitalized, 128 more than on Wednesday, of which 611 are in intensive care, or 15 more.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, Portugal has recorded 8,384 deaths associated with Covid-19 and 517,806 cases of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and 121,815 cases are now active, 5,487 more than on Wednesday.

According to DGS data, 70.4 percent of the new cases registered today are in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley and Northern regions.