1,813 people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus are now hospitalised (80 more than on Saturday), with 168 of them in intensive care units (five more), according to data from today's pandemic report by the Directorate- General Health (DGS).
The 33 new deaths associated with Covid-19 (the same number recorded on Saturday) occurred in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (14), in the North region (8), in the Centre (4), in Alentejo (3), in the Algarve (2) and in Madeira (2).
One of these people who died was between 20 and 29 years old, but most of the deaths (23) are over 80 years old.
There was also a record of the death of one person between 50 and 59 years of age, one between 60 and 69 and seven between 70 and 79.
The highest number of new infections was recorded in the North region (13,166) and in Lisbon and Vale do Tejo (11,501).
The Centre region followed (3,640 more infections), Madeira (1,327), Algarve (1,201), Alentejo (808) and Azores (628).
The age groups up to 59 years old were those with the most new confirmed infections, with the highest number being registered in the groups from 40 to 49 years old (5,578 cases) and from 30 to 39 (5,024).
Health authorities have 280,944 contacts under surveillance today, 18,910 more than on Saturday.
A year ago, on January 16, 2021, Portugal registered 10,947 new infections (almost 22,500 less than today), but a much higher number of deaths (166), inpatients (4,653) and in intensive care (638).
Since the beginning of the pandemic, in March 2020, 19,303 people have died in Portugal with covid-19 and 1,884,974 infections with the virus that causes the disease have been confirmed, with 327,355 cases currently active (17,722 more than on Saturday).
In Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, 743,511 infections and 8,132 deaths have been confirmed so far since the pandemic began.
The North region follows (690,783 cases and 5,866 deaths) and the Center (251,672 cases and 3,405 deaths).
The Algarve has so far recorded 73,346 infections and 605 deaths and the Alentejo 62,898 cases and 1,102 deaths.
In Madeira there were 44,949 infections and 138 deaths and, in the Azores, 17,815 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.
Across the country, 10,152 of the people who died from Covid-19 were men and 9,151 were women.