As of 12 am, May 3th, a total of 25524 people have tested positive for the Covid-19 disease in Portugal, meaning there was an increase of 242 new cases since yesterday. Currently, 813 people are being treated at the hospital, and of those 143 are in the ICU (intensive care unit).
Since the 1st of January, a total of 252510 people have been tested, of which 226226 have tested negative and 2760 are still awaiting test results. There are still 25081 people who are being monitored by the authorities, on suspicion of being infected.
Until now, we register 1063 deaths and 1712 patients have recovered from the infection. Of these, we have 609 deaths in the North region, 209 deaths in the Center region, 218 deaths in the Lisbon and Tejo Valley region, 1 death in the Alentejo region, 13 deaths in the Algarve region and 13 deaths in the Autonomous Region of the Azores.
All of this information is based on data available up until the 4th of May,, 11 am and more information regarding the demographics can be found in the epidemiological bulletin released everyday by the DGS (Directorate-General of Health).