According to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) 675 people are now hospitalised with covid-19, five more compared to Thursday, 144 of which in intensive care, six less.
The area of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with 772 new cases and the North region, with 866, have 69.1% of the total of new infections verified in the last 24 hours.
The deaths occurred in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (4), in the North region (3), in the Centre region (5), in the Alentejo (1) and in the Algarve (1).
Regarding the victims' ages, seven were over 80 years old, four between 70 and 79, two between 60 and 69 and one between 50 and 59 years.
Regarding the age characterisation of new confirmed cases of infection, it is in young people between 20 and 29 years (men and women) that there were more cases, with over 644 infected in the last 24 hours.
The following are the age groups between 10 and 19 years old (463 new cases) and between 30 and 39 years old (324 new cases).
Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 17,703 people have died in Portugal and 1,030,791 cases of infection have been registered.
The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with the notification of 772 new infections, counts so far with 400,723 cases and 7,572 deaths.
In the Northern region, 866 new infections by SARS-CoV-2 were registered, totalling 396,776 cases of infection and 5,500 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the Central region there were 315 more cases, accumulating 137,317 infections and 3,084 deaths.
In Alentejo, a further 114 cases were reported, totaling 36,832 infections and 1,005 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the Algarve region, the bulletin registers 239 new cases, accumulating 39,016 infections and 430 deaths.
The Autonomous Region of Madeira registered 39 new cases, totalling 11,629 infections and 72 deaths due to covid-19 since March 2020.
The Azores now have 25 new cases, accounting for 8,498 cases and 40 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information published in the DGS bulletin.
Of the total number of fatalities, 9,290 were men and 8,413 women.
The greatest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in the elderly over 80 years old, followed by the age group between 70 and 79 years old.
Of the total number of deaths, 11,561 were over 80 years old, 3,794 were aged between 70 and 79 years old, and 1,606 were between 60 and 69 years old.