Today, 916 people are hospitalised with Covid-19, 128 of them in intensive care units, where 12 more people were admitted in the last 24 hours. The number of hospitalised people is the highest since August 4, when 919 people with Covid-19 were in hospitals.

Most of the new cases were diagnosed in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo area (937), followed by the North area (914 cases) and the Central area (599).

Of the 13 deaths, four occurred in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region, three in the North region, four in the Algarve, one in the Alentejo and one in the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

By age, one of the people who died with Covid-19 was between 50 and 59 years old, five were between 70 and 79 years old, and seven were over 80 years old.

The greatest number of deaths continues to be concentrated among the elderly over 80 years old (12,031), followed by the age groups between 70 and 79 years old (3,972) and between 60 and 69 years old (1,683).

Of the new cases, 396 were diagnosed in children under 10 years old, 321 in young people between 10 and 19 years old, 378 in people between 20 and 29, 452 between 30 and 39 years old, 474 between 40 and 49 years old, 377 between 50 and 59 years old, 259 between 60 and 69 years old, 162 between 70 and 79 years old and 79 in people over 80 years old.

Since the beginning of the pandemic crisis, the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo has registered 442,696 cases and 7,838 deaths.

In the Northern region, there have been 434,052 infections and 5,650 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Central region now has a cumulative total of 161,404 infections and 3,257 deaths.

The Algarve has reported 237 more cases, accumulating 49,063 infections and 513 deaths, and there are another 97 new cases in the Alentejo, which adds up to 42,629 infections and 1,064 deaths with covid-19 since March 2020.

The Autonomous Region of Madeira recorded, in the last 24 hours, according to the DGS, 91 new cases, totalling 14,821 infections and 100 deaths, and the Azores 23 new cases, totaling 10,152 infections and 49 deaths.

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

Among the 18,471 people who have died with Covid-19 in Portugal since the start of the pandemic, 9,675 were men and 8,796 women.