According to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS), 426 people are hospitalised today with Covid-19, 29 fewer than on Monday, 78 of which are in intensive care units, where there have been no changes in the past 24 hours.

The deaths occurred in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region (4), in the Algarve (2), in the Centre region (1) and in the Alentejo (1).

Regarding the victims' ages, five were over 80 years old, two between 70 and 79 years old and one between 50 and 59 years old.

Regarding the age characteriaation of new confirmed cases of infection, it is between 40 and 49 years old and between 30 and 39 years old that there were more cases, with 122 more infected in the last 24 hours in each age group. This is followed by the age groups between 20 and 29 years (117 new cases), between 10 and 19 years (105), up to nine years (100) and between 60 and 69 years (68 new cases).

Data released by the DGS also show that there are less than 329 active cases, totalling 32,269.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 17,933 people have died in Portugal with covid-19 and 1,063,991 cases of infection have been registered.

Health authorities have been under surveillance in the last 24 hours for 947 people, totaling 28,466.

The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with the notification of 323 new infections, has so far accounted for 411,618 cases and 7,664 deaths.

In the Northern region, 290 new infections by SARS-CoV-2 were registered, totaling 408,688 cases of infection and 5,546 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Center region there were 111 more cases, with a total of 142,120 infections and 3,132 deaths.

In Alentejo, another 46 cases were reported, totaling 38,520 infections and 1,020 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Algarve region, the bulletin registers 99 new cases, accumulating 42,141 infections and 457 deaths.

The Autonomous Region of Madeira has registered 13 new cases, totaling 12,150 infections and 72 deaths due to covid-19 since March 2020.

The Azores now have nine new cases, accounting for 8,754 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 571,804 women and 491,448 men and, according to data from the DGS, there are 739 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, since this information is not provided automatically.

Of the total number of fatalities, 9,407 were men and 8,526 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, 11,696 were over 80 years old, 3,842 aged between 70 and 79 years old, and 1,633 were between 60 and 69 years old.