According to the daily epidemiological bulletin from the DGS, 2,313 people are hospitalised today, seven less than on Tuesday, 154 of which are in intensive care units, where there are currently four fewer people.

The number of active cases rose to 515,962, some 3,391 more than on Tuesday, and in the last 24 hours, 62,145 people were reported to have recovered, for a total of 1,842,153.

In the last 24 hours, a further 26,343 contacts were placed under surveillance, which now totals 546,357.

Of the deaths with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, 15 occurred in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley area, 16 in the North region, nine in the Centre region and two in the Alentejo.

Most of the new infections were diagnosed in the North, with 28,314 infections (with a total of 905,185 cases and 5,989 deaths with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic).

In the Lisbon region there are 18,696 more infections, totalling 892,220 contagions and 8,306 deaths associated with Covid-19 since March 2020, while the Centre region registers 11,204 new cases (325,225 in total and 3,465 deaths).

In the Algarve, a further 2,828 people were infected in the last 24 hours (total of 90,642 infections and 620 deaths with covid-19) and in the Alentejo another 2,094 (total of 78,305 cases and 1,113 deaths).

In the autonomous region of the Azores, 1,285 infections were diagnosed in the last 24 hours, for a total of 26,561 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 56 deaths attributed to Covid-19, while in Madeira there were 1,157 new infections, for a total of 59,680 and 154 deaths with Covid-19.

SARS-CoV-2 has infected at least 1,114,597 men and 1,260,899 women in Portugal. There are still 2,322 cases of unknown sex that are under investigation, as these data are not provided automatically.

Of the people with Covid-19 who died, 10,359 were men and 9,234 were women.