The epidemiological situation report from the Directorate-General for Health points to a new increase in the number of people hospitalised in wards, with 1,353 hospitalisations today, 42 more than on Thursday, and three more in intensive care units, bringing the total to 161.

Active cases have again increased in the last 24 hours, totalling 254,240, 6,800 more than on Thursday, and 31,917 people have recovered from the disease, which brings the national total of recovered to 1,304,473.