The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and, in the last 24 hours, there have been 5,540 new cases.
There are 5,540 new cases of coronavirus compared to Monday, bringing the total number of people infected with the disease to 731,861. 260 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 people infected with the new coronavirus, most are undergoing treatment at home, with 6,775 inpatients, 852 of them in intensive care units. There are over 215,000 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 13,017 people, 260 of them in the last 24 hours.