According to the epidemiological bulletin of the DGS released today, 312 people are hospitalised, 17 more than on Sunday, of which 62 are in intensive care units, plus one in the last 24 hours.

The three deaths, of people over 80 years old, were registered in the North region.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 18,100 people have died in Portugal and 1,080,097 cases of infection have been registered.

The greatest number of deaths continues to be concentrated among the elderly over 80 years old (11,809), followed by the age group between 70 and 79 years old (3,875).

Of the total number of fatalities registered to date, in Portugal 9,495 were men and 8,605 women.

Data released by the DGS also show that minus 104 cases are active, for a total of 30,205, and that 392 people were reported as recovered from covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the national total to 1,031,792 recovered.

In the last 24 hours, the number of contacts under surveillance by the health authorities has dropped (222) to 21,174.

The new coronavirus has already infected in Portugal at least 580,019 women and 499,336 men, according to data from the DGS, according to which there are 742 cases of unknown sex, which are under investigation, since this information is not provided automatically.

Among the new infections, the age groups from 20 to 29 years (over 52), from 40 to 49 (over 48), from 30 to 39 (over 48), from 0 to 9 (over 35), of 50 to 59 years old (over 26), from 10 to 19 (over 21), followed by over 80 years old (over 25), from 60 to 69 years old (over 19), and from 70 to 79 years old (over 16).

The Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region and the North region have 67 percent of the infections reported in the last 24 hours.

In the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region 102 new infections were reported, with 417,135 cases and 7,707 dead so far in this geographic area.

The Northern region registered 93 new infections by SARS-CoV-2, totalling 413,475 cases of infection and 5,585 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic crisis.

In the Centre region there were 31 more cases, totalling 144,738 infections and 3,169 deaths.

In the Alentejo, 22 new cases of infection were reported, totalling 39,783 infections and 1,047 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Algarve region, today's DGS bulletin counts 16 new cases, accumulating 43,373 infections by SARS-CoV-2 and 475 deaths.

The Autonomous Region of Madeira recorded five new cases, totalling 12,454 infections and 73 deaths due to the covid-19 disease since March 2020.

In the last 24 hours, and according to DGS, the Azores registered 22 new cases, which raises to 9,139 infections since the beginning of the pandemic and 44 deaths due to the disease.

The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information published in the DGS bulletin.