The daily epidemiological bulletin of the DGS registers an increase in the number of hospitalised people, totalling 914 admissions today, 36 more than on Sunday, and 150 in intensive care units, one less in the last 24 hours.

Active cases increased again in the last 24 hours, totalling 105,614, 3,895 more than on Sunday, and 2,423 people recovered from the disease, bringing the national total of recoveries to 1,161,615.

Of the 16 deaths, five occurred in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region, six in the Centre, three in the North and two in the Algarve.

Lisbon and Vale do Tejo continues to be the region with the most new cases diagnosed in the last 24 hours, with a total of 3,193, about half of the new infections, followed by the North (2043), the Center (491), Madeira (230), the Algarve (198), the Alentejo (124) and the Azores (55).

Compared to the previous day, health authorities have over 3,492 contacts under surveillance, totalling 127,669 people.

According to data from the DGS, the majority of daily deaths continue to be registered among the elderly over 80 years old, a total of nine, followed by the age group from 70 to 79, with four registered deaths, with two deaths still occurring among between 60 and 65 years old and one between 50 and 59 years old.

The greatest number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic is concentrated among the elderly over 80 years old (12,265), followed by the age groups between 70 and 79 years old (4,085) and between 60 and 69 years old ( 1,734).

The largest number of new diagnosed cases is in the age group between 20 and 29 years (1,459), followed by the groups between 40 and 49 years (1,189), between 30 and 39 years (1,121), between 50 and 59 years (769), between 10 and 19 years old (756), up to 9 years old (385), from 60 to 69 years old (420), from 70 to 79 years old (142) and elderly people over 80 years old (93).

Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo has registered 496,150 cases and 7,951 deaths.

In the North region there were 473,136 infections and 5,760 deaths and the Center region now has a cumulative total of 184,045 infections and 3,347 deaths.

The Algarve has a total of 56,407 infections and 575 deaths and the Alentejo has 45,950 cases and 1,086 deaths due to covid-19.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Autonomous Region of Madeira has 19,164 infections and 120 deaths, and the Azores 11,267 cases and 51 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, 18,890 people have died, 9,920 among men and 8,970 among women.