In the last 24 hours, 451 new cases were identified by the coronavirus in Portugal, with the total number of infected rising to 40,866.
Portugal now has six more Covid-19-related deaths than on Thursday and 451 more infected, most of them in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).
DGS data indicate 1,555 deaths related to Covid-19 and 40,866 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
Compared with data on Thursday, today there has been an increase in deaths of 0.4%. The cases of infection rose by 1.1%.
In the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, where there have been the largest number of outbreaks, the Covid-19 pandemic reached 18,106 confirmed cases, 339 more than on Thursday, which corresponds to 75.2% of new infections.