Covid-19 claims eight more lives; 623 new cases in last 24 hours

  • ECO News
  • 21 September 2020

The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and in the last 24 hours, there have been 623 new cases. Most continue to be concentrated in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region.

Portugal now has eight more deaths related to Covid-19 and 623 new cases of infection, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate General of Health (DGS) on Monday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has registered 1,920 deaths and 69,200 cases of infection.

The DGS indicates that three deaths were registered in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region, four in the North region and one in the Centre region.

In surveillance are 40,465 contacts, 1,103 more than on Sunday.