Highest Covid death tally recorded since August

Portugal today has registered 15 deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24-hours. It is the highest daily tally since August 26, and comes on the back of rising numbers in hospitals (another 41 patients having been admitted in the last 24-hours). SIC television news has pointed out, numbers being treated for Covid-19 in hospital have risen by 142 people in the space of a week. Intensive care units are equally affected. There are currently 75 people in intensive care; last week numbers were at 64.