Portugal reports record daily COVID-19 record as lockdown looms

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 11-01-2021 08:00:00 · 6 Comments

Record increases in the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths, Portugal is now expected to go on a new nationwide lockdown later this week

Portugal has in recent days reported record increases in the number of COVID-19 infections and the death toll, and is now expected to go on a new nationwide lockdown later this week. Health experts and politicians have blamed the surge in cases on the decision to ease restrictions around Christmas. The final decision will be taken tomorrow after meeting health experts. In March, the lockdown forced all non-essential businesses to close and most people to stay at home for six weeks. Prime Minister António Costa has said schools would remain open this time.

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"Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem."

By Magnus from Other on 12-01-2021 11:21

We are worried about over future that what’s happened.last time I did not help for government of portugal and also I paid salary to my workers on my pocket.I have applied layoff but unfortunately I didn’t get any help for government.now we are sacrificing with Covid more that 9 months.when government close everything again how we pay rent of the house and the Shope’s and paying salary of the workers?government should be lock down on infected areas not a hole country.it’s a my opinion.

By Saif from Lisbon on 12-01-2021 03:43

is SEF, Social and Finance will open or not?

By Shankar Shrestha from Lisbon on 12-01-2021 01:19

Government will pay the workers or not.? If we have contract then how much government will pay us .?

By Aakrish Maharjan from Lisbon on 11-01-2021 08:51

Idiocy. The flu is now called covid.
Lockdowns hurt people. But politicians don't care because politicians NEVER miss a paycheck

By rod from USA on 11-01-2021 01:48

1 year on. Another lockdown. Because those individuals in government think Natal is more important than peoples lives and safety.
I have abided by the rules. Kept my house in a isolated bubble. But now I have to suffer another lockdown due to the incompetence of the powers and arrogant selfish people who travel and transmit this virus.
I am becoming tired of following the rules. I have done this for nearly a year. And for what?
Time people wake up. Take some responsibility for thier actions.
Instead of punishing those of us who have been responsible throughout this crisis. Summary, travel and family was more important at natal, than the safety of people.
Some people will now not see another Natal! Think.

By Steve from Other on 11-01-2021 01:38
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