According to the DGS bulletin on the epidemiological situation, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 53,548 confirmed cases of infection and 1,770 deaths.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region today total 27,645 cases of covid-19, 204 more than the previous day, which represents 52% of the cases.

In percentage terms, in the last 24 hours the increase in the number of confirmed cases was 0.6% (from 53,223 to 53,548) and the death toll represented 0.3% (from 1,764 to 1,770).

Four of the deaths that occurred in the last 24 hours occurred in the region of Lisbon and Vale do Tejo and the other two in the North region.

The number of patients reported to have recovered from covid-19 has increased again in the last 24 hours to 39,177, 237 more than on Wednesday, meaning that today there are 14,431 active cases.

The number of people hospitalized has decreased, now to 358, nine less than the day before, and in intensive care there are 39 people, less one patient.

As for confirmed cases, the North region has 19,301, 84 more cases, the Central region has 4,560, 30 more than the day before, the Algarve has 946 cases, eight more, and the Alentejo has 786, six more cases.

Madeira increased the number of cases to 126, one more than the day before, and no deaths, and the Azores did not register any more cases, totaling 184 infection situations and maintaining the number of deaths (15).

The North region continues to record the highest number of deaths (838), followed by the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley (625), the Center (253), Alentejo (22), Algarve (17) and the Azores (15).

Most cases of infection are women (29,580), against 23,968 men who fight the disease and, in general, there are more infected in the age group between 40 and 49 years (8,831), followed by the range between 30 and 39 years old, which now counts 8,760 cases.

The age group between 20 and 29 years old has totaled 8,240 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, while in the range of 50 to 59 years old, the cases of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus are 8,052.

With more than 80 years old, 6,053 people had confirmed infections, while 5,348 people between 60 and 69 years old got sick.

Covid-19 has already affected 1,961 children in Portugal up to 9 years old and 2,515 between 10 and 19 years old in Portugal.

The data also indicate that, of the total fatalities, 890 are men and 880 are women.

By age group, the highest number of deaths is concentrated in people over 80 years old (1,183), followed by those between 70 and 79 years old (347), between 60 and 69 years old (157) and between 50 and 59 years old (57).

There are still 20 deaths registered between the ages of 40 and 49, four between the ages of 30 and 39 and two between the ages of 20 and 29.

Health authorities have 36,530 people under surveillance, 153 more than the previous day.

A total of 1,248 people await laboratory results, 44 fewer than the previous day.