Today 854 people are hospitalised, three more than on Monday, and 177 are in intensive care units, from which four people have left in the last 24 hours.

Most of the new SARS-CoV-2 infections (1196) are now registered in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, while 953 people have been infected in the North.

Since the start of the pandemic, 935,246 people have been diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2.

The four deaths in the last 24 hours were registered in the regions of Lisbon (two), Algarve (one) and North (one).

According to DGS data, 17,219 people have died in Portugal so far from Covid-19: 9,038 men and 8,181 women.

According to the health authority, Portugal now has 50,487 active cases (1,749 less), having recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours another 4,451 people, which increases the number of recovered since the beginning of the pandemic to 867,540.

The number of contacts under surveillance stands at 80,940, 1,057 more in the last 24 hours.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region now has 365,811 cases of infection and the North region, 362,993, says the DGS.

In the Centre there have been 219 new cases (126,779 in total), in the Alentejo there are 77 more cases (32,541 in total), in the Algarve 199 new infections (total 29,967), in Madeira 39 new cases (10,286) and in the Azores 23 more, for a total of 6,846.

Lisbon and Tagus Valley is the region with the most deaths (7,343), followed by the North (5,382), the Centre (3,035), the Alentejo (976), the Algarve (378), Madeira (70) and the Azores (34).

The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information available in the DGS bulletin.

The largest share of new infections is among people aged between 20 and 29 years (643), followed by those aged 30-39 (517), 40 to 49 (413), 10 to 19 (402), up to 9 years (238), 50 to 59 (221), 60 to 69 (124), 70 to 79 (81) and over 80 years (67).

In the past 24 hours, two people aged 60 to 69 have died, and two people over 80 have died.

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused at least 4,100,352 deaths worldwide, among more than 190.8 million cases of infection by the new coronavirus, according to the most recent report by the Agence France-Presse.