Mayor of Portimão to meet with PM

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Algarve, COVID-19 · 30-04-2021 15:27:00 · 2 Comments

The Mayor of Portimão, Isilda Gomes, will meet today with the Prime Minister following the Government's decision to keep the municipality in the same phase of the lockdown easing plan

In a statement, the municipality indicated that the hearing requested "as a matter of urgency" from the prime minister, is scheduled for 18:00, at the São Bento Palace, in Lisbon.

The meeting was requested by Isilda Gomes "due to the decisions taken on Thursday in the Council of Ministers, which prevent Portimão from advance in the lockdown easing plan”

Isilda Gomes, cited in the note from the municipality of the district of Faro, expressed "great disappointment by the decision taken [by the Government], felt, once again, as a huge injustice".

Portimão, which retreated to the second phase of the plan 15 days ago, is one of eight municipalities out of 278 in mainland Portugal that does not advance on Saturday to the fourth and last phase of the lockdown easing plan defined by the Government with the country's entry into a situation of calamity, replacing the state of emergency.

Also prevented from proceeding to the fourth phase are Miranda do Douro, Paredes and Valongo, which remain at the level they are at, and Aljezur, Resende, Carregal do Sal, who retreated to different stages, but who are also retained, although may be “for a very short time”, because the Government has decided to carry out a weekly assessment.

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Finally some one who doesn't accept blindly what's been said. Portugal total test numbers: week 14: 22534; week 15: 15671; week 16: 10837. How can you make calculations if test numbers are changing all the time. Testing should be done proportionally per municipality, based on the total number of inhabitants. No insight is given at all on testing; that already is a red flag.

By Ana from Algarve on 01-05-2021 08:12

Waste of time. She as failed Portimao.!!!!!

By Malc from Algarve on 30-04-2021 04:53
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