According to the epidemiological bulletin of the General Directorate of Health (DGS), 410 people with Covid-19 are hospitalised today, two fewer than on Thursday, 76 of them in intensive care units, one more than the day before.

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

Regarding the ages of the victims, five were over 80 years old, three between 70 and 79 years old and one between 40 and 4 years old.

Looking at the age characterisation of the new confirmed cases of infection, adults between 50 and 59 years old were the ones who registered the most new cases in the last 24 hours: the bulletin points to 145,711 infected since the beginning of the pandemic, 116 more than on Thursday.

This is followed by adults aged between 30 and 39 years (another 102 cases) and young people aged between 20 and 29 years (another 96 cases) and children aged between 0 and 9 years with an additional 91 cases.

Children and young people between 10 and 19 years old now have 89 new registered cases.

Between 40 and 49 years old, 84 more new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, between 60 and 69 years old more 75 cases, between 70 and 79 to more 51 cases and with more than 80 years old 53 new cases.

Data released by the DGS also show that there are less than 407 active cases, totalling 31,759.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 17,947 people have died in Portugal with Covid-19 and 1,065,633 cases of infection have been registered.

Health authorities have been under surveillance in the last 24 hours for another 52 people, totalling 28,287.

The region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, with the notification of 277 new infections, has so far accounted for 412,225 cases and 7,668 deaths.

In the Northern region, 213 new infections by SARS-CoV-2 were registered, totalling 409,159 cases of infection and 5,547 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Centre region there were another 102 cases, with a total of 142,362 infections and 3,138 deaths.

In the Alentejo, another 55 cases were reported, totalling 38,619 infections and 1,022 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Algarve region, the bulletin registers 70 new cases, accumulating 42,314 infections and 458 deaths.

The Autonomous Region of Madeira has registered 15 new cases, totalling 12,173 infections and 72 deaths due to covid-19 since March 2020.

The Azores now have 25 new cases, accounting for 8,781 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 572,677 women and 492,223 men, 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, 9,411 were men and 8,536 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, 11,704 were over 80 years old, 3,845 between 70 and 79 years old and 1,635 between 60 and 69 years old.