According to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), 551 people are hospitalised with Covid-19, 35 fewer than on Monday, 116 of which are in intensive care units, three less in the last 24 hours.

The area of ​​Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with 312 new cases, and the North region, with 406, have 67.8% 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 (1) and in the Centre region (1).

Regarding the ages of the victims, three were over 80 years old, two between 70 and 79, one between 60 and 69 and one between 40 and 49 years old.

Regarding the age characterisation of new confirmed cases of infection, it is between 20 and 29 years old (men and women) that there were more cases, with over 175 infected in the last 24 hours.

The following are the age groups between 30 and 39 years old (156 new cases) and between 40 and 49 years old (155 new cases).

The data released by the DGS also show that there are fewer 1,376 active cases, totalling 35,989.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 17,872 people have died in Portugal and 1,057,100 cases of infection have been registered.

Health authorities have under surveillance in the last 24 hours less 1,113 people, totalling 35,303.

The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with the notification of 312 new infections, has so far accounted for 409,220 cases and 7,639 deaths.

In the Northern region, 406 new infections by SARS-CoV-2 were registered, totalling 406,269 cases of infection and 5,535 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Centre region there were 183 more cases, accumulating 141,182 infections and 3,121 deaths.

In the Alentejo, 51 more cases were reported, totalling 38,169 infections and 1,012 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Algarve region, the bulletin registers 67 new cases, accumulating 41,555 infections and 451 deaths.

The Autonomous Region of Madeira registered 33 new cases, totalling 12,039 infections and 72 deaths due to covid-19 since March 2020.

The Azores now have six new cases, accounting for 8,666 cases and 42 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 488,174 men and 568,181 women, show data from the DGS, according to which there are 740 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, since this information is not provided automatically.

Of the total number of fatalities, 9,366 were men and 8,506 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 deaths, 11,664 were over 80 years old, 3,829 were aged between 70 and 79 years old, and 1,627 were between 60 and 69 years old.