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Portugal has registered no coronavirus-related deaths for 24 hours for the second time since the pandemic began.

The last time the country reported no daily deaths was in early August.

The positive news on Monday follows a lengthy lockdown that has helped Portugal to slash the infection rate to a fraction of its level in late January, when it was experiencing the worst Covid surge in the world.

The country has reported 16,965 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

More than 834,000 cases have been registered.