New state of emergency started today

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 09-12-2020 17:18:00 · 7 Comments

The new period of state of emergency in Portugal, which runs until 23 December, started on 9 December at 00:00 am, with a total of 113 counties on the mainland at extremely high or very high covid-19 transmission rates.

Last Saturday, on 5 December, the Prime Minister, António Costa, said that the Government's strategy is to maintain the restrictions that are already in force until Christmas, but then they will reduce restrictions for Christmas.

In the case of Christmas and New Year, the measures already announced will be evaluated on 18 December to confirm the trend of improvement in the covid-19 pandemic.

In November, the executive had already divided the 278 municipalities in mainland into four groups, depending on the level of risk of transmission - moderate, high (between 240 and 480 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants), very high (between 480 and 960) and extremely high (more than 960). The lists can be consulted at

In these two weeks starting on 9 December, until 11:59 pm on 23 December, there is no ban on the circulation of municipalities across the mainland and the rules are maintained for extremely high-risk territories (35 municipalities) and very high (78), including a ban on driving on public roads between 13:00 and 05:00 on weekends.

These days, commercial establishments can only operate between 08:00 and 1:00 pm. The catering can work after that time, but only for take-away and deliveries.

In high-risk counties (which now stand at 92), the ban on driving on public roads continues until 23 December, with the general duty of curfew, between 11:00 pm and 5:0 am all days of the weak.

Commercial establishments must close until 22:00. Restaurants, cultural and sports places must close until 10:30 pm (catering establishments can operate until 01:00 am, but only for deliveries).

Since eight municipalities in the Metropolitan Area of ??Lisbon have now moved from very high to high level (Odivelas, Oeiras, Seixal, Setúbal, Sintra, Amadora, Cascais and Vila Franca de Xira), in the next two weekends they do not have the limitations of circulation in the afternoon.

The state of emergency measures applied on the mainland has not been replicated in Madeira and the Azores, where regional executives have the autonomy to apply restrictions.

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By rod from USA on 22-04-2021 01:45

Oh dear, plenty of crazy comments here by people who've been brainwashed by antisocial elements. Just follow the science. Face the simple fact that Covid19 is a global pandemic that has caused 2.5 million deaths so far, serious ill health and huge economic, social and emotional damage. Without lockdowns and other restrictions the effects would have been catastrophic. Now it's imperative to reach herd immunity through vaccination. It's nothing to do with individual choice but it's a social responsibility.

By Felix from UK on 12-03-2021 01:31

Dying with Covid is not the same as dying from Covid. We all have coronavirus in our bodies. This is a big scam created by the global elites such as Bill Gates, Rothchilds, Rockafellers, Charles Schwabb et al. Look up Quero Emigrar no youtube.

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Re Paulo!

NO! You mr Paulo stop spreading your lies!

And Stop making Marxist communist threats to people!

Its people like you who will be held accountable, for encouraging others to believe in this engineered pandemic, and the use of pcr testing to create fake fraudelent data figures, then used to lock down everyone and wipe out businesses, and kill millions of people. With starvation, untreated medical conditions, suicides, ruination of peoples lives,
In order to launch communist nazi takeover of the world by globalists,

Many people will be injured or killed by taking untested vaccines,

Have heard of thalidomide? Mr Paulo?

How is my comment spreading mis information?
R u a communist? I think so.
The information I’m passing on here is verifiable, and being covered up by mainstream media,
you have been brainwashed, there’s IS No pandemic, the virus affects o.4% of population, being over 70 years old.

The virus is a organised SCAM

You need to stop spreading fear, and get educated, AND STOP LISTENING TO GOVERMENT PROPGANDA.

Go and take the vaccine, AND bon boyage to you!
The covid scam house of cards, starts to unravel!

By Churchill from UK on 11-12-2020 10:24

Please stop spreading lies and misinformation "Churchill". While some stupid people are saying those rubbish lies, other are dieing. I have some relatives who died with Covid 19. Thousands still dieing those days and people like you should be regarded accountable for all reads who could have been prevented if those lies won't come out.

By Paulo from Porto on 11-12-2020 12:07

This "Pandemic" has exposed the incompetence of the "powers that be."

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Its been exposed!

Pandemic is scam! Confirmed! Arrests are going to be made!

Team of lawyers, indie international team of top scientists, doctors plus the FORMER HEAD VIROLOGIST OF PFIZER! Mike yeadon,

Have come out, and EXPOSED THIS F***

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Read on, just out now on rt.

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Are You waking up yet?

By Churchill from UK on 09-12-2020 10:10
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