This Friday there are 65 more deaths from covid-19 and 4 146 new positive cases of SARS CoV-2. They managed to recover an additional 2 593 people from the disease.
Portugal arrives on Christmas Day with 6 478 dead due to covid-19 and 391 782 infections by the new coronavirus, since the pandemic arrived in the country in March. At the moment, there are 70 178 active cases of the new coronavirus, 1,488 more than the previous day. In total, 315 126 people recovered from covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic in Portugal.
In Portuguese hospitals, there are significant declines. There are less 99 people hospitalized, for a total of 2,754 patients. In intensive care, there is less one person hospitalized, with 504 people remaining in these units.
With regard to the regions, more than 1 697 people contracted SARS-CoV-2 in 24 hours and 29 lost their lives in the North, in the Center there are 620 more infected and ten fatalities, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo have another 1,463 cases 23 deaths, Alentejo registers another 201 new cases and three deaths and the Algarve has 125 more infected. In the islands, the Azores register 29 more new cases, while in Madeira 11 more people contracted the covid-19 disease.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the North region has had 201 417 people with covid-19, thus remaining the area of the country most affected by the disease.
Of the 65 fatalities recorded this Friday, three men and one woman were between 50 and 59 years old, four men and one woman were between 60 and 69 years old, seven men and four women were between 70 and 79 years old, and 26 men and 19 women were over 80 years old.