According to the figures counted until 20:00 on Saturday (01:00 on Sunday in Lisbon), the country also registered an additional 18,467 in the last 24 hours, reaching 1,618,948 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic.
The United States is by far the country with the most fatalities worldwide and the most cases of confirmed infections.
The state of New York remains the main focus of the pandemic in that country, with 359,926 confirmed cases and 29,031 deaths, similar numbers to countries like France and Spain.
In New York City alone, 21,138 people died.
Globally, according to a report by the AFP news agency, the covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 339,000 deaths and infected more than 5.2 million people in 196 countries and territories.
More than two million patients were considered cured.
In Portugal, 1,302 people died of the 30,471 confirmed as infected, and there are 7,705 cases recovered, according to the Directorate-General for Health.
The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December in Wuhan, a city in central China.
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