According to the DGS report on the epidemiological situation, since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been 52,061 confirmed cases of infection and 1,743 deaths, of which two in the North and one in the Lisbon region.

The Lisbon and Tagus Valley region today totals 26,720 cases of covid-19, 147 more than on Wednesday, representing 51 percent of the total new cases.

In percentage terms, in the last 24 hours the increase in the number of confirmed cases was 0.4 percent (from 51,848 to 52,061) and in the number of deaths by 0.2 percent.

The number of patients reported to have recovered from covid-19 has increased again in the last 24 hours to 37,783, another 218, again registering a higher number than new cases of infection (213).

As for confirmed cases, the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region leads, with 26,720, followed by the North with 18,891, 37 more cases, and the Central region has 4,478 confirmed infections, 16 more new cases than those recorded the day before according to the bulletin.

The Algarve totals 905 cases, three more than on Wednesday, and the Alentejo has nine more cases of infection, for a total of 762.

Madeira registers one more case, now totaling 119 confirmed infections, and no deaths, and in the Azores the 170 cases of infection accounted for remain, as well as the 15 deaths previously registered.

The number of people hospitalized is 369 in the last 24 hours, representing 15 people less than on Wednesday and in intensive care there are now 42 people, one more compared to the previous daily bulletin.

In global terms, there are more infected people in the age group between 40 and 49 years (8,614), followed by the age group between 30 and 39 years, which today accounts for 8,508 cases.

The age group between 20 and 29 years old, totals 7,967 cases in Portugal since the beginning of the pandemic, plus 22 infections.

In the 50 to 59 age group, SARS-CoV-2 virus infections are at 7,870.

Over 80 years old, 5,905 people had confirmed infections, 20 more than on Wednesday.