The daily epidemiological bulletin of the DGS counts today with 943 people hospitalised, 12 more than on Sunday, of which 152 are in intensive care units, an additional seven in the last 24 hours.

According to data from the health authority, there was one death in the age group between 40 and 49 years old, one between 60 and 69 years old, five between 70 and 79 years old and 11 among the elderly over 80 years old.

Of the 18 deaths, six occurred in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, five in the North, four in the Centre, two in the Alentejo and one in Algarve.

Lisbon and Vale do Tejo is the region with the most new cases diagnosed in the last 24 hours (1,083), followed by the North (873), the Centre (370), the Algarve (158), Madeira (112), the Alentejo (94) and the Azores (62).

The greatest number of deaths continues to be concentrated among the elderly over 80 years old (12,212), followed by the age groups between 70 and 79 years old (4,059) and between 60 and 69 years old (1,723).

There are now 73,700 active Covid-19 cases, 711 more than on Sunday, and 2,023 people have recovered from the disease, bringing the national total of recoveries to 1,135,358.

Compared to the previous day, health authorities have over 616 contacts under surveillance, totalling 100,955 people.

The greatest number of new cases diagnosed is in the age group between 20 and 29 years old (531), followed by 40 to 49 years old (468), from 30 to 39 years old (454), from 50 to 59 years old (370), from zero to nine years old (334), from 10 to 19 years old (318), from 60 to 69 years old (159), from 70 to 79 years old (76) and elderly people over 80 years old (32).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo has registered 467,787 cases and 7,922 deaths.

In the North region there were 456,258 infections and 5,738 deaths and the Central region now has a cumulative total of 176,833 infections and 3,325 deaths.

The Algarve has a total of 54,408 infections and 564 deaths and the Alentejo has 44,555 cases and 1,082 deaths due to Covid-19.

The Autonomous Region of Madeira recorded, in the last 24 hours, according to the DGS, 112 new cases, totalling 17,270 infections and 115 deaths, and the Azores registered 62 new infections, totalling 10,743 and 50 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.

In Portugal, since March 2020, 18,796 people have died and 1,227,854 cases of infection have been recorded, according to data from the DGS.