According to the DGS weekly epidemiological bulletin, compared to the previous week, there were 22,011 fewer cases of infection, with a reduction of 97 deaths in the comparison between the two periods.

As for hospital occupancy in mainland Portugal due to Covid-19, the DGS started to release data on hospitalisations for the Monday before the report was published on Fridays.

Based on this criterion, the bulletin indicates that, last Monday, 1,441 people were hospitalized, 302 less than on the same day of the previous week, with 81 patients in intensive care units, minus four.

According to the DGS bulletin, the seven-day incidence was, on Monday, at 712 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, having registered a 23% decrease compared to the previous week, and the transmissibility index (Rt) of the coronavirus remained at 0.88.

By region, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo recorded 33,406 cases between June 21 and 27, 11,684 less than in the previous period, and 64 deaths, 23 less.

The Central region accounted for 9,990 cases (minus 2,450) and 24 deaths (minus 17) and the North totalled 16,383 cases of infection (minus 5,860) and 34 deaths (minus 46).

In the Alentejo, there were 3,285 positive cases (minus 593) and three deaths (minus five) and in the Algarve there were 4,452 infections by SARS-CoV-2 (minus 332) and seven deaths (plus one).

As for the autonomous regions, the Azores had 3,062 new infections between 21 and 27 June (327 less) and four deaths (five less), while Madeira recorded 2,715 cases in those seven days (765 less) and 10 deaths (two less), according to DGS data.