According to the DGS weekly epidemiological bulletin, compared to the previous week, there were 11,750 fewer cases of infection, with 12 fewer deaths in the comparison between the two periods.
As for hospital occupancy in mainland Portugal due to Covid-19, the DGS started to release data on hospitalisations for the Monday before the report was published on Fridays.
Based on this criterion, the bulletin indicates that, last Monday, 2,092 people were hospitalised, 250 more than on the same day of the previous week, with 107 patients in intensive care units, plus eight.
According to data from the DGS, the seven-day incidence was, on Monday, at 1,707 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, having registered a decrease of 6% compared to the previous week, while the transmissibility index (Rt) of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has dropped nationally from 1.13 to 1.00.
By region, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo recorded 67,158 cases between 24 and 30 May, 1,226 more than in the previous period, and 56 deaths, minus one.
The Central region accounted for 25,911 cases (minus 2,900) and 50 deaths (minus six) and the North totalled 59,685 cases of infection (minus 10,952) and 83 deaths (minus three).
In the Alentejo, there were 7,236 positive cases (minus 1,436) and 11 deaths (minus seven) and in the Algarve there were 5,972 infections by SARS-CoV-2 (minus 479) and 10 deaths (the same number as the previous week).
As for the autonomous regions, the Azores had 6,376 new infections between 24 and 30 May (1,247 more) and six deaths (four more), while Madeira recorded 3,428 cases in those seven days (1,544 more) and four deaths (one more), according to DGS data.