Although the daily number of contagions dropped compared to Saturday, the number of deaths increased significantly, to figures on a par to July 9. Presently, 511 people are hospitalised due to the virus, the highest number since May 30.

The Algarve yesterday reported 33 more new cases of infection, adding up to a total of 1,392 cases and 19 deaths by covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. There have been 45,596 recoveries in Portugal.