Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has registered a total of 1,977 deaths and 76,396 cases of infection, and today 25,482 cases are active, 441 more than on Wednesday.

The DGS indicates that of the six deaths registered, five occurred in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, where the highest number of infections is also found, and one in the North region.

As regards hospital admissions, the bulletin reveals that 682 people are in hospital (16 more than on Wednesday). In intensive care there are 107 people (two more).

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Portugal 48,937 people have recovered from the disease.

In the region of Lisboa e Vale do Tejo another 415 new cases of infection have been reported, accounting for 39,107 cases and 770 deaths.

The North region now has a further 340 new cases of covid-19, totalling 27,369 and 887 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

In the Centre region there have been a further 54 cases, accounting for 6,212 infections and 263 deaths.

In the Alentejo another 10 new cases of covid-19 were registered, totalling 1,510, maintaining the 23 deaths previously registered.

The Algarve region has today reported a further 28 cases of infection, totalling 1,693 cases and maintaining the 19 deaths.

In the Autonomous Region of the Azores a new case has been registered in the last 24 hours, totalling 275 detected infections and 15 dead since the beginning of the pandemic.

Madeira has registered six cases in the last 24 hours, accounting for 230 infections, with no deaths to date.

The confirmed cases are spread over all age groups, with the highest number of infections being recorded between 20 and 59 years of age, with a focus on the 40 to 49 age group.

The new coronavirus has already infected at least 34,665 men and 41,731 women in Portugal, according to the reported cases.

Of the total number of deaths, 990 were men and 987 women.

The highest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in people over 80 years of age.