The new cases registered in the last 24 hours represent the highest number since February 6, when 6,132 infections were counted.

The daily epidemiological bulletin of the DGS counts today with 967 people hospitalised for infection with SARS-Cov-2, 14 more than on Tuesday, of which 150 are in intensive care units (eight more).

Lisbon and Vale do Tejo is the region with the most new cases diagnosed in the last 24 hours (2,111), followed by the North region (1,688), the Centre (1,223), the Algarve (423), the Alentejo (167), the Madeira (148), and the Azores (40).

Of the 11 deaths, five occurred in the North, three in the Centre, one in the Algarve, one in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo and another in Alentejo.