A total of 1,733 people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus are now hospitalised, 34 more than on Friday, with 163 of them in intensive care units (one more than 24 hours ago).

The 33 deaths in the last 24 hours were registered in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (14), in the North region (12), in the Centre (5), in Alentejo (1) and in Madeira (1).

One of these people who died was a woman who was between 20 and 29 years old, but most of the deaths are over 80 years old (12 women and nine men).

There were also four deaths between 50 and 59 years old, two between 60 and 69 and five in the 70-79 age group.

It was in the North region that more new cases of infection were confirmed in the last 24 hours (14,899), followed by Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (13,585), Centre (4,649), Madeira (2,133), Alentejo (1,224), Algarve (1,219) and Azores (427).

In relation to Friday, health authorities today have 262,034 contacts under surveillance, plus 10,202.

In Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, 732,010 infections and 8,118 deaths have been confirmed so far since the pandemic began.

The North region follows (677,617 cases and 5,858 deaths) and the Centre (248,032 cases and 3,401 deaths).

The Algarve has so far recorded 72,145 infections and 603 deaths and the Alentejo 62,090 cases and 1,099 deaths.

In Madeira there were 43,622 infections and 136 deaths and, in the Azores, 17,187 infections and 55 deaths, according to DGS data.

The regional authorities of the Azores and Madeira publish their data daily, which may not coincide with the information disclosed in the DGS bulletin.

In the country as a whole, 10,136 of the people who died from Covid-19 were men and 9,134 were women.

As for infections, there are more confirmed cases among women (980,851) than among men (869,877), with 1,975 records without an identified gender that are under investigation, as this information is not provided automatically.