This comes after Prime Minister, António Costa, announced that circulation will be limited on the next two weekends between 1pm on Saturday and 5am on Sunday and 1pm on Sunday and 5am on Monday in the 121 counties most at risk of contagion. The Government also decreed a curfew between 11pm and 5am on weekdays, until November 23, in the 121 municipalities most affected by the pandemic. The measures affect 7.1 million people, corresponding to 70% of the population of Portugal.
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