650 people are admitted to hospitals, infected with coronavirus, 32 fewer than on Monday, 135 of them in intensive care units, five fewer in the last 24 hours, according to the Directorate's bulletin which reports on the daily situation of the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic in Portugal.
The 1,190 new infections were mostly diagnosed in the North region (440) and in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (328), representing about 62% of the total.
The six deaths attributed to the disease occurred in the regions of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (three), North (one), Centre (one), and Alentejo (one).
Regarding the ages of the victims, four were over 80 years old, one between 70 and 79 years old and the other between 60 and 69 years old.
According to the DGS, since the beginning of July there has not been such a low number of admissions.
Data released by the DGS also show that there are 2,055 fewer active cases, totalling 39,901, and that 3,280 people were reported recovered in the last 24 hours, raising the national total to 991,215 recovered.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 17,816 people have died in Portugal and 1,048,941 cases of infection have been registered.
Health authorities have under surveillance in the last 24 hours fewer 1,342 people, totalling 40,355.
The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with the notification of 328 new infections, has so far accounted for 406,374 cases and 7,616 deaths.
In the Northern region, 440 new infections by SARS-CoV-2 were registered, totalling 403,540 cases of infection and 5,521 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the Centre region there were 271 more cases, with a total of 140,017 infections and 3,107 deaths.
In the Alentejo, another 50 cases were reported, totalling 37,762 infections and 1,010 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the Algarve region, the bulletin registers 114 new cases, accumulating 40,776 infections and 449 deaths.
The autonomous region of Madeira has registered 22 new cases, totalling 11,878 infections and 72 deaths due to covid-19 since March 2020.
The Azores now have six new cases, accounting for 8,594 cases and 41 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.
The new coronavirus has already infected in Portugal at least 484,231 men and 563,977 women, show data from the DGS, according to which there are 733 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, since this information is not provided automatically.
Of the total number of fatalities, 9,340 were men and 8,476 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, 11,632 were over 80 years old, 3,814 were aged between 70 and 79 years old and 1,622 were between 60 and 69 years old.