For the third day in a row, Portugal hits a new maximum of new daily infections, with 3,887 more new infections than on Wednesday.

In the last 24 hours, 45 more people were hospitalised with Covid-19, now totalling 2,004 hospitalisations, 152 of which are in intensive care units, where one less person is today.

In today's epidemiological bulletin, 28,301 people have recovered (out of a total of 1,655,580 since the beginning of the pandemic) and a further 280,091 active cases, totalling 384,568.

In the last 24 hours, a further 31,737 contacts were placed under surveillance, which is now 391,630.

Since March 2020, 2,059,595 people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and 19,447 deaths associated with covid-19 have been declared.

Of the deaths with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, 16 occurred in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley area, 10 in the North region, six in the Centre region and two in the Autonomous Region of Madeira.

Most of the new infections were diagnosed in the North, with 24,422 infections (with a total of 764,713 cases and 5,903 deaths with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic).

In the Lisbon region there are 17,341 more infections, totalling 798,969 contagions and 5,903 deaths with covid-19 since March 2020, while the Centre region registers another 8,253 new cases (276,086 in total and 3,425 deaths).

In the Algarve, a further 2,003 people were infected in the last 24 hours (total of 79,265 infections and 609 deaths with Covid-19) and in the Alentejo another 1,912 (total of 68,238 cases and 1,104 deaths).

One of the people with Covid-19 who died was between 30 and 39 years old, another was between 40 and 49, one was between 50 and 59 years old, three were between 60 and 69 years old, four between 70 and 79 years old and 24 were over 80 years old.

As for new infections by age group, 9,284 were registered in children up to 9 years old, 8,636 between 10 and 19 years old, 7,540 between 20 and 29 years old, 9,527 between 30 and 39 years old, 10,243 between 40 and 49 years old, 5,719 between 50 and 59 years, 2,632 between 60 and 69, 1,620 between 70 and 79 and 1,025 in people aged 80 and over.

SARS-CoV-2 has already infected at least 1,090,781 women and 966,685 men in Portugal. There are still 2,129 cases of unknown sex that are under investigation, as these data are not provided automatically.

Of the people with covid-19 who died, 10,230 were men and 9,217 were women.