According to the daily epidemiological bulletin, 1,788 people are hospitalised today, 11 less than on Saturday, while in intensive care units there are 116 people, less two, although not all hospitalisations are due to Covid-19.
The number of active cases decreased today to 489,859, 14,326 fewer than on Saturday, and in the last 24 hours 23,651 people were reported to have recovered, for a total of 2,676,699 since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the last 24 hours, 16,149 contacts were no longer under surveillance, but health authorities still keep 505,037 people in these conditions.
Since March 2020, at least 3,187,389 people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and 20,831 deaths associated with Covid-19 have been declared.
Of the deaths with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, 12 took place in the North region, 12 in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley area, six in the Centre region, one in the Algarve, three in the Alentejo and one in the Autonomous Region of Madeira.
By age, five of the people with Covid-19 who died in the last 24 hours were between 60 and 69 years old, ten between 70 and 79 years old and 20 were 80 years old or older.
Most of the new contagions were diagnosed in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, with 2,922 infections that make up 1,129,770 cases and 8,656 deaths of people with covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
In the North region there are 2,408 more infections, totalling 1,212,803 contagions and 6,378 deaths associated with covid-19 since March 2020, while the Central region registers 1,857 new cases (475,170 in total and 3,692 deaths).
In the Algarve, 663 people were infected in the last 24 hours (total of 129,269 infections and 675 deaths with covid-19) and in Alentejo another 531 (total of 112,722 cases and 1,164 deaths).
In the autonomous region of the Azores, 532 infections were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, for a total of 52,938 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 83 deaths attributed to Covid-19, while in Madeira there were 447 new infections, for a total of 74,717 and 183 deaths with Covid-19.