Portugal extends COVID-19 air travel curbs until mid May

in News, COVID-19 · 03-05-2021 09:50:00 · 2 Comments

Portugal is extending until May 16 flight restrictions that stop non-essential travel from countries including Brazil with high coronavirus incidence rates, and added India to the list due to the rapid rise in infections there.

Travellers from countries where 500 or more cases per 100,000 people have been reported over a 14-day period - which also include South Africa, France and the Netherlands - can only enter Portugal if they have a valid reason, such as for work or healthcare, the government said on Saturday.

Arrivals must then quarantine for 14 days. The decision on India means Portugal is joining a growing number of countries imposing such restrictions.



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I have been trying to find information about this statement on the Portuguese government websites: "must comply with a 14-day quarantine period at home or at a place indicated by the health authorities". I am travelling from a country with a covid variant of concern and am staying in an apartment in Lisbon but I am sharing with other people. I guess I will not be allowed to self-isolate there. About the "place indicated by the health authorities", does anyone know whether this is a hotel? Would you be put into a four or five-star hotel? Can you choose to stay in a cheaper hotel? Maybe you stay on a military base? I have asked SEF (borders and immigration) who told me to ask the health authorities. The health authorities don't answer my questions but give me information I already know or send me links that do not have the information. Are there any people out there that have been in quarantine in Portugal. I would appreciate it if someone could please help me with some information.

By Cecil Janse van Rensburg from Other on 08-05-2021 06:29

It is a step LONG OVERDUE !

The situation in India is OUT OF CONTROL !

The Indian dead are being cremated in PET DOG CREMATORIUMS !

https://www.indiatoday.in/cities/delhi/story/dog-crematorium-to-be-used-for-humans-covid-deaths-surge-1795887-2021-04-28

This shows the REAL DEATH TOLL of the INDIAN STATE - WHICH IS BEING HIDDEN BY THE GOI !

The DAILY VAX count is 1.4 million and at this rate IT WILL TAKE 1000 DAYS TO VAX INDIA !

EVEN AFTER 12 MONTHS THE DAILY TESTS ARE 1.5 MILLION AND THE POSITIVITY RATES ARE MORE THAN 20% AND IN SOME STATES IT IS MORE THAN 50% ! ON TOP OF THAT THE VIRUS IS NOT BEING DETECTED IN THE RTPCR !

The Indian Hospitals are now bursting at the seams.There are no beds,no oxygen and no Vaxes.

The only way to solve the load on beds and O2 - is to REDUCE TESTING.

After 12 months of COVID - the GOI has only 1.5 million tests a day and a 20% positivity rate.If they DOUBLE the tests - U WILL HAVE A DISASTER !

By NOT testing - the GOI is allowing the COVID SPREAD TO ACCELERATE !

THERE IS NO PLAN - AND THERE IS NO HOPE ! dindooohindoo

By samifr sardana from Other on 05-05-2021 06:43
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