According to the daily epidemiological bulletin, 2,270 people are hospitalised today, 94 less than on Monday, while in intensive care units there are 147 people, one less, although not all hospitalizations are due to Covid-19.
The number of active cases declined today to 536,835, 12,032 fewer than on Monday, and in the last 24 hours 30,112 people were reported to have recovered for a total of 2,554,403.
In the last 24 hours, 14,501 contacts were no longer under surveillance, but the health authorities keep 574,788 people in these conditions.
Since March 2020, 3,111,858 people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Portugal and 20,620 deaths associated with Covid-19 have been declared.
Of the deaths with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, 17 occurred in the North region, 19 in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley area, 10 in the Centre region, one in the Algarve, three in the Alentejo, four in the Autonomous Region of the Azores and one in Madeira.
By age, two of the people with Covid-19 who died in the last 24 hours were between 50 and 59 years old, nine between 60 and 69 years old, 10 between 70 and 79 years old and 32 were 80 years old or older.
Most of the new contagions were diagnosed in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, with 5,592 infections totalling 1,104,515 cases and 8,598 deaths with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the North region there are 5,247 more infections, totalling 1,193,144 contagions and 6,297 deaths associated with covid-19 since March 2020, while the Central region registers 4,011 new cases (460,711 in total and 3,653 deaths).
In the Algarve, 981 people were infected in the last 24 hours (total of 124,380 infections and 664 deaths with covid-19) and in Alentejo another 1,132 (total of 108,356 cases and 1,151 deaths).
In the autonomous region of the Azores, 629 infections were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, for a total of 48,691 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 80 deaths attributed to Covid-19, while in Madeira there were 543 new infections, for a total of 72,061 and 177 deaths with Covid-19.
SARS-CoV-2 has infected at least 1,657,433 women and 1,451,658 men in Portugal. There are still 2,767 cases of unknown sex that are under investigation, as these data are not provided automatically.