Costa points to general containment with a one month horizon

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 12-01-2021 17:00:00 · 0 Comments

The Prime Minister said on 12 January that there was a broad consensus that the general containment measures to be decreed should for at least one month and that Portugal is experiencing a "very strong growth" in Covid-19 cases.

This position was taken by António Costa at the end of another meeting to analyse the evolution of the epidemiological situation in Portugal, at Infarmed in Lisbon, in which the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, participated by videoconference.

The Prime Minister said that at the meeting with epidemiologists it was possible to conclude that "there was a large consensus" on the growth path of new cases of infection of the new coronavirus and that "the measures should have a horizon of one month.

"We are facing a very strong growth dynamic of new cases that needs to be stopped," António Costa stressed.

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