2,596 new cases and 45 deaths by Covid-19 in Portugal
The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and, in the last 24 hours, there have been 2,596 new cases.
There are 2,596 new cases of coronavirus compared to Monday, bringing the total number of people infected with the disease to 149,443. 45 people have died in the last 24 hours, according to the latest official report of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).
Of the total number of infected, most are undergoing treatment at home, with 2,349 inpatients, 320 of them in intensive care units. There are over 65,000 under the surveillance of the health authorities.
Since it was detected in Portugal at the beginning of March, the coronavirus has caused the death of 2,635 people, 45 of them in the last 24 hours.