The number of new positives to Covid-19 increased again, as predicted by the Minister of Health, and Portugal registered, in 24 hours, another 2,101 new cases, a new record in an increase of 2.3 percent. Portugal had broken the record of daily cases on Wednesday, exceeding 2,000 cases – with 2,072 infected.
The data from the epidemiological bulletin revealed this Thursday by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) also points to 11 fatalities, which thus amount to a total of 2,128 deaths, while there are 93,294 confirmed cases.
Pressure in hospitals also increases, with an additional 36 people hospitalized, for a total of 993 people hospitalized, and four more for Intensive Care, for a total of 139.
The bulletin reports 588 more people recovered, increasing the total to 55,081.
There are 36,085 active cases in Portugal, 1502 more than the previous day.